The Pros and Cons of Claiming Social Security Early - Crossroads Today
Age 62 is when you first become eligible to claim Social Security retirement benefits, but whether to do so at that time is a question most of us wrestle with. Reality is that there are good reasons to claim at age 62, and also good reasons not to, so assessing your personal situation while considering your life expectancy and your retirement financial need are an important part of your decision on when to claim. This article by Maurie Backman, appearing at Crossroads Today succinctly explains the pros and cons of claiming Social Security at age 62. 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…