If you’re like 97% of older Americans, you’ll receive Social Security benefits. That’s good news. However, while the benefits you’ve earned are guaranteed, not everyone gets the same amount — and you can make choices that either increase or decrease how much you receive and when you receive it.
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Did You Know?
The average total cost of retirement in America is $738,400.
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Americans today are living longer. According to the Social Security Administration, men and women who reach age 65 live to age 84 and 86.5, respectively. Also, approximately one in three 65-year-olds will live past age 90, and one in seven will live past age 95. That means for 14.2% of those 65 or older, retirement years will make up a third of their lifetime.