Best Age to Start Claiming Social Security? It’s Really a Gamble

All you have to do is Google the phrase “When is the best age to take Social Security?” and you’ll get endless advice from people all over on the perfect timing for taking Social Security. Even though not one single advice-giver knows anything about you!

As a financial advisor who plans for people every day, it isn’t really that easy a decision; nor is there an exact science to follow, because every individual’s situation is different. For example, all of these questions - and more - can factor into the decision on timing: