Should You Claim Social Security Early? - KOAM News Now
Should you claim Social Security early (“early” meaning before your full retirement age)? Well, a majority of beneficiaries do, which may – or may not – be the right decision. Most Advisors will suggest you wait as long as possible to claim your benefits so that you can get the highest amount available. Fact is, there is an 8 year window which begins at age 62 and ends at age 70, during which your benefit will grow for as long as you wait to claim. But there’s another reality too – sometimes taking benefits earlier is exactly the right move, as explained in this KOAM News Now article by Maurie Backman. 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…