Already Collecting Social Security? 1 Move You Can Make to Raise Your Benefits

Maurie Backman, The Motley Fool
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Already Collecting Social Security? 1 Move You Can Make to Raise Your Benefits

The decision to claim Social Security is a significant one, and it's something that many seniors struggle with. After all, the age at which you file will help determine what your monthly benefit looks like throughout retirement (keeping in mind that your personal wage history will also factor into your benefits calculation). One lesser-known Social Security rule is that all filers are eligible for a single do-over in their lifetime.