To wait, or not to wait: That is the big Social Security question
Whether to file for Social Security at your full retirement age, or wait and make your benefit checks bigger, is a decision that everyone needs to make once they become eligible for benefits. Deciding what age to file, of course, is a very personal decision which should be made by weighing a number of things, including health and the need for those extra retirement dollars. But though waiting until age 70 will always get you the highest benefit you can get, there’s also a case to be made for starting benefits at your full retirement age, or even earlier, as this Motley Fool article by Selena Maranjian explains. Click here to read more.