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Greetings, Rufus7575, and welcome. You asked:

<<I was informed that if I started my social security at age 63 that I would only recieve payment on earned income starting in 1970. I was also informed that if I waited until I was 65 then my payment would be based from 1960..\ The problem is I maxed out on my payment in the 60s. From the early 70 I didn't make any money therfore I paid little or no SS. Any body have knowlge on this subject? >>

Obviously, you didn't get this information from the SSA where you should have because it is totally incorrect. Your final benefit is based on your entire working career going back to the very first job in which you paid your first penny into the SS system. Then the highest 35 years of earnings are used to calculate the benefit. Be assured your earnings prior to 1970 will be factored into that calculation.

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