Two key factors play an outsized role.
The longer you wait to claim Social Security retirement benefits, the higher they'll be.
Your Social Security benefit will be over 75% larger if you wait until you're 70 -- so why don't many people wait that long?
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Many people don't realize the value of supplemental coverage on top of Medicare.
How much of your nest egg can you withdraw each year in order to make your money last for the rest of your life? One of the most common answers to that question is 4%. It might be best to forget the 4% retirement rule, though, since there are better ways to approach your savings.
Building up a large enough nest egg to allow you to retire comfortably usually takes decades, but mapping out your plan to get there doesn't have to be complicated.
Two big spousal benefits strategies disappeared recently. What do the changes mean for you?
Here are three pieces of information that can help you put your retirement planning in high gear.
When it comes to Social Security, the more you learn, the more money you might collect. See how many of these ways to get more benefits could be of use to you.