What’s the Best Age to Begin Social Security Benefits?

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We often hear the question, “What is the best age to begin Social Security benefits?” And while it may sound confusing, our answer is always: “Well, it depends.” There are a number of factors that impact when you should begin your benefits, and so the answer varies from person to person. Let’s start with the [...]

Another Way to Maximize Social Security

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Deciding when to begin receiving Social Security benefits is a major financial issue for anyone approaching retirement because the age at which you apply for benefits will affect the amount you’ll receive. If you’re married, this decision can be especially complicated because you and your spouse will need to plan together, taking into account the [...]

How to Increase Your Social Security by Over $100k

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Of course, with a title like that, this post is going to generate some interest and probably some healthy skepticism. But before I get accused of stretching the truth, let me just say that we recently discussed this strategy with a couple that, once implemented, is projected to increase their cumulative lifetime draw from Social [...]