When should I choose my exact retirement date? We recommend picking a date 2 to 3 months in the future, at minimum. We need an exact date (month, day, and year) in order to start processing your retirement application and calculating your annuity benefits.What age is considered early for retirement?
The Social Security Administration defines early retirement age as age 62. If you begin taking Social Security benefits at age 62, you will receive a reduced benefit.When is the best retirement age?
For most people, early retirement can come between the ages of 55 and 62. Some folks may actually opt to retire earlier, or go into semi-retirement (where they continue to work by choice, rather than necessity).