Few Know How to Maximize Their Social Security Benefit
The results of a recent Nationwide/Harris poll revealed a startling truth – most Americans know precious little about the Social Security program which they will almost certainly heavily rely on in retirement. Though many know a few of the basics, such as Social Security can be claimed at age 62 and that their earnings affect their benefit amount, only a small percentage of Americans have any idea how to maximize the benefit that will sustain them in retirement. This Motley Fool article by Christy Bieber discusses results of the Nationwide survey and what it means to future Social Security residents. Click here to read more.
Also, if you’re unsure about your individual situation under Social Security or have questions about your personal benefit entitlements, note that the AMAC Foundation provides an independent free-to-the-public Social Security Advisory service to help Americans navigate the complexities of this program. Learn more about it here…