One of the must-answer questions for anyone retiring is when to start Social Security. For most people, this is between ages 62-70 and the longer they wait, the larger the check.
For someone who is or was married, the list of questions is more complicated:
Most of these questions can be answered the same way – it depends.
For a married couple, there can be hundreds of claiming strategies to analyze.
The optimal strategy for you depends on various factors including longevity, income needs, part time retirement wages, investments, debt, and more.
The timing of Social Security can also impact net worth.
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