Approximately two-thirds of retirees claim benefits as soon as they turn 62 (referred to as "early retirement").
Did you realize than when you start collecting as soon as you are eligible, you surrender 25% of your full Social Security retirement benefit?
Social Security is one of the most powerful financial assets you have. It’s a tax-favored income, guaranteed for life, indexed for inflation and can never be reduced. Are you sure you want to take a 25% reduction in your monthly payment?