When Taking Social Security Early Makes Sense

Retire Smarter with Kevin Kroskey, CFP® & Tyler Emrick, CFA® CFP®

Dec 28 2023 • 25 mins

Join us on this eye-opening episode of Retire Smarter as Tyler Emrick, CFA®, CFP® delves into the intriguing world of Social Security benefits. While delaying your benefit is often the obvious choice, we challenge conventional wisdom and explore scenarios where taking Social Security early can actually be a smart financial move.

Here’s some of what we discuss in this episode:

  • We’ll explore an article listing reasons why you should claim early.
  • The typical considerations that come into play when picking a strategy for Social Security.
  • People often retire earlier than they planned because of health issues.
  • Delaying Social Security can lead to you relying too heavily on your investment portfolio.
  • The situational circumstances that we often see.

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