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Subject:  Re: What age to take SS payments? Date:  12/8/2013  12:08 AM
Author:  aj485 Number:  73909 of 88760

Several years of reduced monthly payments taken early will never fully compensate you for taking a reduced benefit for the rest of your natural life.

'never' is a pretty bold statement. It actually depends completely on how long your natural life is. If you wait for your full retirement age, but die prior to that age, or even up to a couple of years later, you would have been better off taking SS early.

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