Social security is a retirement program workers pay into every year, but many people fail to maximize their social security benefits when it’s time to collect. While the program may look straightforward from the outside, there are actually nearly 3,000 different rules that apply, and most people aren’t aware of even a fraction of them.
You’ve been working your whole life and every paycheck, some of your hard earned money has gone to Social Security. Now, you’re finally old enough to make a claim. Wait! Before you file for Social Security benefits, there are a few things you should know.