How can you make the most of Social Security?
Abstract: As life expectancies grow, planning for retirement is more important than ever. For some people, Social Security will be a significant source of income. For others, it will make up a relatively small portion of their retirement funds. Either way, it pays to maximize the benefits. This article gives some guidelines to help you determine when you should start collecting benefits. For example, you’ll need to consider your life expectancy, other sources of income and your career plans. (Updated 1/3/12)