When to Apply for Social Security Benefits

Posted By T. Lee Sherbakoff, CPA/PFS, CFP® on Sep 18, 2017


With the demise of guaranteed pensions, and in light of the risks you face in managing your own retirement assets, maximizing Social Security becomes a critical part of retirement planning.

How claiming age affects the income stream

One of the most important decisions a retiree faces is when to apply for Social Security benefits. This is not a decision to be made lightly; the lifetime, inflation-adjusted income promised by Social Security makes it one of a retiree’s most significant assets. To find out more about when to apply for your social security benefits, click the thumbnail below and download the full article: