Second quarter, 2015
Commentary, analysis, and tools to help put the market events and performance of the second quarter in perspective.
Warning About Choosing Age For Retirement
If you're thinking about retirement, here's a key question: What is the best age to leave the workforce in order to maximize your Social Security benefits? You'll hear many opinions about what age is the best to retire. If you choose early retirement at age 62, you'll get a monthly benefit which is 25% less than you would get at full retirement age, 67 for most people today. If you wait until age 70, you'll get 132% of your full retirement age benefit. But on the other hand, you'll have fewer years to collect those benefits, which are an important part of the retirement income of many people.. more >