While there is no magic age to claim social security, our free guide can help you determine a timing strategy to reach your retirement goals
To be eligible for social security benefits you or your spouse must have worked for at least ten years to become insured into the system. Retirees can apply for social security anytime between ages 62 and 70. While you may claim social security as early as age 62, it can, however, permanently reduce not only your benefits but your spouse’s survivor benefits as well.
To help you understand the timing options, we’ve developed this guide to social security timing strategies so you can easily understand the different timelines and various pros and cons. Topics covered in this guide include: