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Here's the Highest Social Security Benefit You Can Collect Today

·4 min read
Here's the Highest Social Security Benefit You Can Collect Today

The amount of money you collect in Social Security will depend on a number of factors. In fact, the maximum benefit is really hard to get, no matter when you're set to retire. Your Social Security benefits are calculated by taking your average monthly wage over your 35 highest-paid years in the workforce, adjusting that number for inflation, and applying it to a special formula.