When should I take Social Security?
There are many viewpoints on this question, and all of them come back to the same starting point: What’s the best strategy for your personal situation? The answer depends on a host of related nuances, like your health, family history, financial resources, etc. No matter what your situation is, it’s best to have a full understanding of the implications of your ultimate choice.
Just as there are many viewpoints, there are many articles available that will help you sort out the implications. Here, courtesy of Charles Schwab, is a comprehensive analysis of the decisions you’ll need to make and the potential results of those decisions: