Taking Early Benefits Could Cost You
There is a plethora of information regarding whether or not you should take Social Security benefits early or late. There are pros and cons to each side based on individual financial needs and lifestyles. The general consensus among suggestion givers is to wait as long as you can before filing if you want the most out of your Social Security. Of course, many people cannot afford to wait on their benefits and also cannot keep working for various reasons. The biggest proponent to filing decisions is with your life expectancy and overall health. Those with a family history of longer living will gain more out of waiting to collect benefits. For more information on this topic, visit this article by Alex Nixon with TribLive.com.