Want a bigger Social Security check? Here’s how
The most popular age to start Social Security seems to be 62, when those who have worked enough over their lifetime first become eligible to claim benefits. In fact, about 42% of men and 48% of women apply as soon as they’re eligible and a majority of people don’t even wait until their full retirement age to start benefits. And what that means is that many people are leaving a lot of money on the table, because by waiting even just a few years, their Social Security benefit check could be significantly more – as much as 32% more depending upon their year of birth. This article by Katie Brockman appears at madison.com and explains how Social Security benefits can be boosted by over 30%. Click here to read more.