The case for claiming Social Security early
It’s a question that has been asked since the Social Security program began – “When should I start my benefits?”. Since Social Security is sure to become a very important part of your retirement income, the answer is never a simple one, and certainly not one where one size fits all. But even recognizing that your benefit will be much larger the longer you wait, there are some compelling reasons why you should consider applying for benefits early. In this Motley Fool article, Brian Stoffel offers a relatively simple road map to help you decide whether to delay taking your Social Security benefits, or to go ahead and claim them early. Click here to read more.