Snagging That Coveted Social Security Max Benefit over $4,000
Maurie Backman notes the absolute maximum one can get per month from Social Security is $4,194. But very few get or ever will receive that sum. Why? It takes earning the maximum for all 35 years or more of one’s career ($147,000 in 2022) and claiming at age 70, which very few people do. Still, her piece is a call to action to those still working to maximize their earnings now and delay claiming as log as possible to maximize what they can. 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. Learn more about this service via the Foundation’s website.