File and Suspend Social Security Strategy


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What is the average retirement age?

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1. How many years must a person work before filing for retirement?

2. What is the earliest retirement age?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet assesses what you know about options for retirement and social security. You'll review your knowledge of the average retirement age and the benefits of filing for social security early.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet focuses on your understanding of:

  • The average retirement age
  • How many years someone needs to work before filing for social security
  • The earliest retirement age
  • Benefits of delaying in filing for social security

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer a question about the number of years a person needs to work before they can file for social security
  • Information recall - see what you remember about the earliest retirement age
  • Interpreting information - verify that you read and were able to correctly interpret information about the benefits of filing early for social security

Additional Learning

There is more to review about this topic in the lesson, File and Suspend Social Security Strategy. This lesson offers a more in-depth explanation of:

  • The final filing age for social security
  • What life expectancy is
  • Why you might delay applying for social security
  • How filing later is related to health