Avoid costing yourself $456 in monthly Soc Sec benefits
It’s actually a familiar refrain in most articles on Social Security. Wait! That is, wait as long as you can but at least until full retirement age to get full benefits (age 66-67). Full benefits are NOT paid at age 62, as Maurie Backman points out. They are cut up to 30%. For the recipient collecting the current average monthly benefit, that means $456 less per month, a permanent lifetime reduction in benefits. Full piece here.
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