A Look at Claiming Strategies, Tax Angles and More to Help You Make Sense of a Complicated Program
Imagine that you’re about to accept a new job, and it’s time to talk salary. You sit down with your boss, who begins as follows:
“Actually, our payroll system is impossibly complicated. You can pick from dozens of different ways to be paid and hundreds of different start dates, and each will produce a different salary. We offer some guidance, but we’re short-handed. As such, deciding when and how to collect a paycheck is essentially up to you.
“So…what would you like to do?”
Welcome to Social Security.
Written By: Glenn Ruffenach, wsj.com