The Motley Fool Discussion Boards

Previous Page

Retirement Discussions / Retired Fools


Subject:  Re: Social Security questions Date:  10/30/2012  11:09 PM
Author:  alstroemeria Number:  18044 of 21412

I spoke with a relative about his Social Security experience (and to get his Hurricane Sandy story-).

He worked with an actuary, who advised collecting SS asap after retirement. He & his wife did that and have no regrets. They're in their 70s now, receiving SS since age 62, his corporate pension since 55, and investment income since being laid off from his corporate job at 49 (he worked at a few jobs intermittently from 50 to 65 both for the health insurance and to spare ravaging the portfolio).

That's what I like--real-world data, and opinions, both professional and someone I know.
Copyright 1996-2019 trademark and the "Fool" logo is a trademark of The Motley Fool, Inc. Contact Us