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How to Time Social Security Payouts
The Wall Street Journal; subscription may be required Link to more items from this source
Jan. 5, 2014
"The standard advice in recent years for healthy retirees has been to delay starting Social Security payments as long as possible. The reason: You get up to an 8% bump in payments each year you delay between what is called your 'full retirement age' for Social Security purposes and age 70.... But new research finds that for some families, it can pay to fine-tune that strategy -- mainly to postpone withdrawing too much from other savings early on."

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