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For Many People, It is Best to Delay Taking Social Security

From MarketWatch:  It pays to delay taking Social Security

A “delay” strategy is particularly beneficial for married couples, according to Laurent Belsie, a writer for the NBER Digest. The primary earner can delay claiming benefits, while the secondary earner takes benefits early. If the secondary earner outlives the primary earner, he or she gets to step up to the primary earner’s benefits.

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