Make Social Security part of your overall retirement plan
When it was first enacted, Social Security was a simple thing – you claimed at age 65 and collected until you died. But many changes – actually enhancements – have been made over the years to ensure that your survivors are also protected and also to recognize that lifespans have continually extended to be much beyond what expected longevity was when the first Social Security benefit was paid. In this Kiplinger article by Certified Financial Planner Michael K. Macke, the author describes how the timing of when you claim your Social Security benefits should be part of an overall financial plan. Click here to read more.