Claiming Social Security at 62: Here are some good reasons
62 is the most common age for both men and women to start collecting their Social Security benefits, but doing so means that their benefits will be permanently reduced from what they might otherwise be. But despite the carrot of higher benefits from waiting, applying at the earliest possible retirement age is sometimes the best choice. Each individual’s personal situation is what dictates the best age for them, but this Motley Fool article by Matthew Frankel describes five great reasons why you may want to apply for Social Security as early as possible. Click here to read more.