You can "withdraw" your application for benefits but it must be done within 12 month of qualifying for benefits. If you take that route you must repay any and all benefits received. At that point you would earn credits for
Depends on your age when you first claim. There is no short answer to this one. But generally the "magic age" for doing something like this is age 66. Once you reach what Social Security defines as Full Retirement Age (FRA)
You need to call the insurance company that is making payments to you, or with whom you have the money invested. That's the surest way to get the facts on what your liquidity/cash out options may be on the annuity you have.
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