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jgc123 writes,

I certainly can't find an annuity that will grow in value by 8% per year.

That's probably the best reason to delay taking SS to age 70. If there is any chance you might buy a Single Premium Immediate Annuity (SPIA) in the private market, it's a lot cheaper to "purchase" that same monthly benefit by delaying Social Security.

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