Sometimes taking Social Security early is the smart move
Complementing another article on this webpage about waiting until age 70 to apply for Social Security, this article offers some reasons on why applying for benefits early can be exactly the right move for some. It all comes down to whether you need the Social Security money now – for example if you’ve been forced into early retirement at work, or if you simply have saved enough and don’t need the money to make ends meet. In this Motley Fool article by Katie Brockman, she offers three good reasons why it would be smart to take Social Security early. Click here to read more.