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Hello all!

I recently filed for Social Security Disability benefits. I am over 50 but under 59 1/2. I am awaiting the results of my filing.

I do have an IRA brokerage account. After doing the math, I suspect I may have to make withdrawals from my IRA from time to time to supplement my our income position -- unless I can somehow manage to re-arrange our life style to live within our new financial means.

Assuming the SSA approves my disability, would early withdrawal include penalties and / or taxes? I think taxes -- yes. Penalty -- no.

Your thoughts, please.

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