A PBS article that essentially says signing up for Social Security benefits — that is the right benefits at the right time, and getting it right on your own is almost impossible. This is because the Social Security ‘gottcha’ provisions and the fact that the Social Security handbook and web articles are in many ways behind human interpretation.
The signing up for Social Security is one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll ever make, so you need to get it right. Getting it right on your own, however, is neigh impossible. The article has a list of 34 Social Security secrets everyone should know. Mary Ann Doucette is President of Doucette Medical Supply, Ltd. aka Doucette Medical Supply, LLC