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5 Reasons to Claim Social Security at Age 70

Rodney Brooks
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November 30, 2020

It's not hard to see the logic. If you wait until you are 70 to take your Social Security benefit, you will receive monthly payments that are 32% higher than the benefits you would have received at age 66, which is the retirement age for many Americans. Retirees who wait to claim can get hundreds of dollars more each month than those who take benefits early.

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