When 62 May be the Right Age to Start Social Security
Maurie Backman reminds readers they can sign up for benefits at any age between 62 and 70. Full retirement age is between 66 and 67 depending on birth year. Claiming earlier means a cut in pay and claiming later mean a permanent monthly boost. Backman explains she plans to never need to rely on Social Security, having made sound saving and investment decisions since age 23. Still she notes taking her benefit early at age 62 could enhance travel and leisure. She explains the rationale in the full article here.
The AMAC Foundation offers a free-to-the-public advisory service to all folks ageing into–or already in–Social Security. This service provides guidance in understanding the complexities of Social Security and the myriad rules and regulations associated with the process for claiming benefits, with NSSA-Certified Social Security Advisors available via email or telephone to discuss options. Learn more about this service via the Foundation’s website.