Reasons Not to Claim Social Security Early
Most folks are aware than claiming Social Security before reaching your full retirement age will result in a smaller benefit. Nevertheless, sometimes there are very good reasons to take your benefits early – chief among them poor health and financial need. But there are also several very good reasons NOT to claim Social Security early, not the least of which are that your benefit will be permanently reduced, as will your lifetime cumulative benefits if you live a long life. All of this is discussed in this Omaha World-Herald article contributed by Maurie Backman. Click here to read more.