Why do so many seniors start Social Security benefits early?
About 60% of Social Security beneficiaries start collecting their benefits before they reach their full retirement age, which is somewhere between 65 and 67 depending upon when you were born. There are a lots of reasons why seniors are doing this, some of them very valid and a few that are somewhat ill-conceived. This Sean Williams article at Fox Business discusses the reasons so many seniors are starting their benefits early, how their benefits are affected, and when it would make sense to wait. Click here to read more.
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