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Subject:  Re: What age to take SS payments? Date:  12/2/2013  12:14 PM
Author:  akck Number:  73876 of 88775

There was a discussion on another forum several years ago and the theory was that if you wanted to leave an inheritance, take SS early. If you wanted to maximize income, take it later. Taking it earlier means you'll have more retirement investments which can grow bigger. Chances are you're also using a return that beats inflation, so your pot grows faster over the years you don't delay taking it.
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