Retire early, if you can
It may be mind numbing to try to figure out when to retire with so many experts saying to either wait as long as possible or to grab Social Security benefits the moment you’re eligible at 62. What should one do? Katie Brockman focus in on three reasons to retire early. They are: 1.) You can better enjoy retirement when you’re young and healthy. 2.) Delaying retirement might not be worth it, particularly if you don’t love your job. 3.) You can start doing different work, perhaps in a more rewarding or enjoyable area than your last career. Read Brockman’s full piece here.
The AMAC Foundation offers a free-to-the-public advisory service to all folks ageing into–or already in–Social Security. This service provides guidance in understanding the complexities of Social Security and the myriad rules and regulations associated with the process for claiming benefits, with NSSA-Certified Social Security Advisors available via email or telephone to discuss options. Visit the Foundation’s website to learn more.