The most common month to be born in the United States is September. September 9 is the most common day, and December 25 is the least common day.1
Of course, every birthday is special, no matter when it falls on the calendar. And some birthdays bring new benefits or responsibilities. See whether you can match the following ages with the benefits related to that age.
___ 1. Eligible for full Social Security benefits for those born in 1960 or later
___ 2. Eligible to enroll in Medicare
___ 3. Earliest age to make catch-up contributions to IRAs and employer-sponsored
___ 4. Eligible for full Social Security benefits for those born between 1943 and 1954
___ 5. Generally able to withdraw money from a tax-deferred retirement plan without incurring a 10% federal income tax penalty
___ 6. Eligible for maximum Social Security worker benefit
___ 7. Must begin taking required minimum distributions from most tax-deferred retirement plans
___ 8. Earliest eligibility age to begin collecting reduced Social Security benefits
___ 9. Earliest age to make "catch-up" contributions to a health savings account
For further information, visit irs.gov, socialsecurity.gov, and medicare.gov.