For some people, social security checks will be crucial during retirement while others see them as a way to supplement their lifelong savings. No matter where you land on the spectrum, one thing’s for certain- you have to make sure that you make no mistakes along the way in order to receive all the benefits you’re entitled to. Of course, mistakes aren’t made on purpose, but you might fall into a financial trap if you get certain things wrong about your Social Security.
While some mistakes may seem small, they could cost you a lot of money. And, remember, this is a part of your life during which you will rely on a fixed income unless you’re able to keep working.
But some seniors aren’t, nor do they want to keep working. That’s why today we’re going to cover 11 mistakes, how to avoid them, and what to do instead!
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