Want the maximum Social Security benefit? Here’s how to get it
Of course everyone would like to get the maximum Social Security benefit, but the road to achieving that isn’t quite so easy. The amount of your Social Security benefit is equally influenced by the age at which you claim it and your lifetime record of earnings from working. And the key to maximizing your benefit amount is earning the maximum payroll tax cap for at least 35 years and waiting until your benefit reaches maximum at age 70 before claiming. Not exactly a “piece of cake” as revealed in this Yahoo! Finance article by Emily Brandon of U.S. News and World Report. Click here to read more.