By Kirk Larson
Social Security Washington Public Affairs Specialist
Every birthday deserves celebration, but some seem a little more special than others. Think of a baby’s first birthday. Sweet 16. The “Big 4-0.” Then, before you know it, along comes 65. This last milestone is especially important to retirees.
For nearly half a century, American workers looked to 65 as the age at which they could stop working and finally reap their full...