Be weary of claiming Social Security too soon
Americans are eligible to claim Social Security retirement benefits as early as age 62. But that decision comes with a cost, specifically reduced monthly benefits for life. A recent survey suggests the average age current retirees begin collecting is now 62. In this article by Brittany De Lea of Fox Business News, she recommends consulting a personal financial adviser to determine when the best time to start collecting benefits is. Read the complete piece 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.