An Argument For Claiming Social Security Early
Maurie Backman explains in this piece the usual reasons for delaying Social Security benefits at age 62 to full retirement age (66-67 depending on birth year) or even to age 70. Backman describes the formula for reducing benefits. But she offers something new–one very good reason to file for Social Security as early as you want. The reason is, “You can afford it.” Read her 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.