5 Social Security Tips for 2020 and Beyond
Selena Maranjian of The Motley Fool suggests folks know and understand these five things about Social Security. First, know your full retirement age; it has increased as the 1983 change in the law reaches final implementation. Second, find out how much to expect in your benefit check and how to enhance it. One key is delaying benefits as long as possible. Third, learn other ways to maximize your benefits, such as replacing low paying years early in one’s career with higher income years now. Fourth, coordinate a strategy with your spouse. Lastly, don’t worry that Social Security will go away. It’s headed for insolvency, but not bankruptcy. Read more here.
The AMAC Foundation offers a free-to-the-public advisory service to all folks ageing into–or already in–Social Security. This service provides guidance in understanding the complexities of Social Security and the myriad rules and regulations associated with the process for claiming benefits, with NSSA-Certified Social Security Advisors available via email or telephone to discuss options. Learn more about this service via the Foundation’s website.