About Deciding When to Claim Social Security - Crossroads Today
Deciding when you should claim Social Security can be a perplexing dilemma. Understanding all of the nuances associated with that decision is an elusive goal – so much so that many are tempted to simply throw up their hands and make a less than optimum choice. The truth is that everyone’s situation is different and your personal circumstances should be fully evaluated before deciding, but there are several fairly standard reasons why you should, and should not, claim your Social Security benefits early. Health, life expectancy, financial need, and your plans for working are foremost among these, as discussed in this Crossroads Today article by Sam Swenson. Click here to read more.
Also, if you’re unsure about how these basics apply to you, or if you have any questions about your individual situation under Social Security, note that the AMAC Foundation provides a free-to-the-public service to help Americans navigate the complexities of this program. Learn more about it here…