How To Get a Higher Social Security Payment
Of course, everyone wants the biggest Social Security payment they can get in their individual circumstances, but not everyone can maximize their benefits. There are two primary things which determine how much your Social Security benefit will be – your lifetime earnings history and the age at which you claim. But there are other things which need to be considered too, such as your marital status and the number of years you have worked over your lifetime. This adds up to four specific factors which can control how much your Social Security benefit will be, as explained in this Crossroads Today article by Kailey Hagen. 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…