The Best Time to Claim Social Security - MarketWatch
Perched atop our list of most frequently asked questions is some variation of this: “When is my ideal time to claim Social Security?” The answer to this superficially simple query is actually very complicated, because so many things – life-expectancy, marital status, health, income taxes, can income needs – should be considered when deciding when your personally “ideal” time to claim is. This MarketWatch opinion piece by Howard Rohleder relates the journey the author went on trying to find his own ideal claiming age, and serves as a great lesson for how complicated making that decision can be. 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…