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"Hopefully everyone on this board has done their best to build a large enough asset base in their retirement plans and taxable accounts to provide more than enough bridge money to do plenty of traveling, and doing all those fun things you mention in the early Go-Go years of the spending smile so that delaying to take SS at 70 is fine and dandy.

BB "


The world is made up of quite a large variety of people who save and spend and view
saving and spending and investing quite differently from one another.
Personally, I would be shocked if everyone on any board had done anything the same or
even "done their best" - or considered such issues as critical.
Good for you that you have a plan - or implemented a plan - to take your Social Security at
age 70. But people can and will have a successful retirement and a happy life taking
their Social Security at any point they wish.

Also, consider that some folks may take their Social Security at 62 and invest the funds
to get a better return than the government provides under current guidelines for waiting
until age 70. These folks might get more enjoyment from the process of investing than they
might by waiting for government's Godot.
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