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Can I start collecting benefits if I'm still working?

Sure. But collecting Social Security when you're still working full-time is usually not a great move. That's because if you decide to start collecting benefits when you're not yet retired, the government will cut your payouts according to a formula based on how much you earn. For details, see What's the best age to start getting payouts?