Learn the Social Security basics before you decide
Social Security is, without question, one of the most important elements of your retirement strategy. That’s why it’s extremely important that you learn the basics of this program that will be providing you with income for the rest of your life. From knowing what your full retirement age is, to understanding if your benefits will be taxed, to being aware of the program’s financial status, some study of the basics before you apply will serve you well. This article by Motley Fool’s Maurie Backman offers answers to the 5 most frequently asked basic questions about Social Security. Click here to learn more.