When Should You Begin Receiving Your Social Security Retirement Benefits?
As you near retirement, one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll need to make is when to begin receiving your Social Security retirement benefits. With pensions disappearing, Social Security remains the major source of guaranteed lifetime retirement income for most Americans, so it’s important to take the time to explore your options and make an informed, well-reasoned decision.
Join us to learn:
- What your full retirement age is and how your benefit is determined
- How retiring earlier than, or later than, your full retirement age will affect your Social Security benefit
- Why it’s important to plan together with your spouse, and strategies you can use to boost retirement and survivor’s benefits
- How working after you begin receiving Social Security could affect how much you receive
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Before deciding whether to retain assets in an employer sponsored plan or roll over to an IRA and investor should consider various factors including, but not limited to: investment options, fees and expenses, services, withdrawal penalties, protection from creditors and legal judgments, required minimum distributions and possession of employer stock.