Know how to avoid Social Security Surprises
Do you plan to file for social security in the next few years? You could be in for a surprise if you aren’t careful.
Ryan Thacker with BOSS Retirement Solutions and winner of Utah’s Best of State two years in a row joins Nicea on ABC4 Utah to talk about how to avoid Social Security surprises. According to Ryan, If you made an average income, Social Security could be a huge source of income for you in retirement, it could mean thousands of dollars or more. If you made ABOVE average income it could mean millions of dollars or more but only IF you have a plan and the decision can not be taken lightly.
Most people are surprised when they file for their social security benefits to find that they’re taxed 85%. They never see it coming and it triggers an avalanche of taxes. If you aren’t prepared the money you were counting on for retirement could end up being a fraction of what you thought it was going to be.
But there is good news! Ryan tells ABC4 Utah viewers that there are ways you can reduce or even eliminate taxes and taking important steps now will play an important role when you file for Social Security.
Filing for Social Security should be simple but it’s not. According to Forbes, there are 2,728 rules for filing for benefits, and on top of those rules, there are thousands of rules about those rules. Additional research shows that 96% of American’s lose an average of $1,011 in Social Security because they claim their benefits at the wrong time.
The traditional rule says to delay filing until you get to age 70, which is not always true. There are many cases where someone has earned an average or an above-average income that if they follow this strategy it can cost them a small fortune. Some people can get net more income by filing for their benefits early. You can not rely on a one size fits all strategy, it needs to customized for everyone’s personal circumstances.
Filing for Social Security will be one of the most important financial decisions that you will make in your retirement lifetime and it is because hundreds of thousands of dollars are at stake.
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