How does Social Security fit into your retirement plan?
As described in this Forbes article, “While almost everyone can be eligible for Social Security, the ideal time to begin receiving benefits is unique to each person.” Social Security was never intended to be your sole source of retirement income, so understanding how to best tailor it to meet your own retirement objectives should be high on your list of objectives. From figuring out when to file for benefits, to understanding how your health plays into that decision, to considering what your survivor might get – the importance of all of these are explained in this article contributed by financial planning expert Eric Brotman appearing at Forbes.com, Click here to read more.
Also, if you’re unsure about how these basics apply 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 service to help Americans navigate the complexities of this program. Learn more about it here…