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1,000 people 50 or older, approaching retirement or retired, found that 23 percent would change when they started drawing Social Security to a later age.

Um, people under 62 don't have the option of taking SS at all, so they don't have an opportunity to "do over".
Only people between 63 and 70 have the opportunity to do-over.

And people who are 70 know they lived to 70, so they are the only ones who can even voice an opinion. The people who died before 70 didn't get polled. Talk about survivorship bias!

And, y'now, if when I hit 70 I knew how much AAPL would have grown since I was 62, I would have invested in it. Everybody wishes they had 20-20 hindsight. You can only make a decision based on what you know *now*, you can't make a decision based on what you'll know in 8 years.

This is really a great example of a garbage survey. I suspect the three-quarter respondents said, "Duh, are you kidding me?" , right before they slammed down the phone.


And 24 percent of recent retirees said their benefits were less than expected.
1) Huh? There is no excuse for that ignorance. SSA sends out an annual letter telling them the amount of their expected benefit.

2) Did they think that SS was like a winning lottery ticket?

Truly a click-bait garbage poll.
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