Counterpoint: Why Take Social Security at Age 67?
Another article posted today discusses why it could be smart to claim your Social Security benefits at age 62. In this article by Maurie Backman appearing in the Stateville (NC) Record & Landmark, the author makes the case for waiting until age 67 to claim. Age 67 is the full retirement age for anyone born in 1960 or later, and waiting until 67 would mean a benefit 30% higher than it would be at age 62. And that could mean a lot for your standard of living in your so-called “golden years.” Click here to read the article.