A Downside to Claiming Social Security at 70?
More seniors sign up for Social Security benefits at age 62 than at any other. Experts would agree that is too bad, because potentially tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars might be left on the table — and that’s per person. Conventional wisdom always says wait until age 70 if you can to get the maximum benefit under the law. But Maurie Backman explores another side to waiting, such as missing out on experiences while one is younger and gambling that one’s health will win out until age 70 and beyond. Full article 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.