Claim Your Social Security Now, If ….. - Motley Fool
Most Social Security advisors, including this author, will encourage you to delay taking Social Security as long as you can in order to snag the highest possibly monthly benefit. After all, a higher monthly check is a great way ensure a bit more comfort in your so-called “golden years.” But chasing that bigger monthly check isn’t always the right thing to do – you need to look carefully at your personal circumstances and make an informed decision on when to claim. And if your current personal circumstances include any of the three things discussed in this Motley Fool article by Kailey Hagen, you should drop everything else you’re doing and claim your Social Security benefits as soon as possible. Click here to read the Motley Fool article, keeping in mind that your life expectancy is a critical factor in your decision on when to claim.
If you’re unsure about how any of this applies 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 advisory service to help Americans navigate the complexities of this program. Learn more about it here…