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A new study nevertheless finds that early claiming leads to a significant increase in the number of retirees living in poverty.

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/why-people-who-claim-socia......

As usual, correlation doesn't mean causation. I would suspect many that retire early do so because they want to, instead of determining rationally whether they should.


I would speculate that the causation is the other way. Poverty may impel the early claiming SS.

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