Claiming Social Security at Age 67 May be Optimal
Full retirement age is 67 for those born after 1960. One can still claim at 62 but for a much lower monthly benefit. Waiting until 70 yields a still higher monthly check. Maurie Backman notes that 67 is the perfect middle ground, what many consider claiming “on time.” People will have already been eligible for Medicare for two years. Full 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.