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An extract from the article

"That means if your full retirement age is 66 and wait a year, you'll more than double your benefit."

How does the writer figure that?

otherwise - the article paints with a wide brush.
Writers of these articles keep trying to generalize something that may be true for one person as
a fact that is true for all. Some people thrive when retired - some people struggle. An individual's
financial circumstances, emotional maturity, family circumstances and community all impact how an
individual will respond to retired life. Telling a person they should do this or do that is
wildly presumptive - but does allow writers a way to make their living.

Howie52
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