The Retirement Conundrum – Should You Keep Working?
“Early retirement” is probably a pleasant notion in the dreams of most American workers, but achieving it in the true sense of the words may not be so easy. Reality is that most Americans rely on Social Security for at least half of their retirement income, and waiting longer to claim means a larger payment for the rest of your life. But, is waiting longer to collect Social Security even possible? Could continuing to work a bit longer, even if only part time, be one way to make ends meet before locking in a lower Social Security check? Would you be willing to work outside your chosen career training to bring in some extra money to let you defer claiming Social Security? All of this may seem like a riddle, inside an enigma, wrapped in a mystery, but this Forbes article by Taylor Tepper helps sort this conundrum out. Click here to read more.