It's a popular source of income for people living on a fixed budget, but you may not be getting the biggest bang from the benefits social security provides.
Some ways to maximize your benefits include:
- working for at least 35 years.
- Work until your full retirement age.
- Claim spousal payments.
Find out more in this week's Successful Aging.
You can contact Linda Pritchett at (336) 292-3875 or visit her website here.