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Barron's has an article about delaying SS to age 70. Few retirees understand enough actuarial science to do the arithmetic and as a result leave a lot of money on the table. The difference for delaying SS from age 62 to 70 is about $200,000 for someone getting the maximum SS check, $300,000 if you're married.)

If the Federal Gov't is willing to sell me an inflation-adjusted life annuity for half the cost of what a private insurer would charge for the same benefit, I'm a buyer.

Bridges’ to Maximize Social Security Benefits Should Be Built Into 401(k)s, Researchers Say


Link to Boston College research paper on the subject mentioned in the article.

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