Interesting piece that originally appeared on the Forbes site but was yanked. Unlike dozens of experts who advise waiting until 70 to collect Social Security--free money!--this piece suggests there's a good reason not to wait.
And here's another piece that makes a similar point: "Would You Take 77 Cents For Every Dollar Social Security Owes You?"
Related: that nifty "spousal benefit"? That might not last, either:
"Our impression is that it was not specifically intended that this opportunity would be provided," Stephen Goss, the Chief Actuary for the Social Security Administration, told Kestenbaum. . . .
President Obama's current budget proposal calls for eliminating aggressive Social Security strategies that benefit the wealthy, such as this one. Ultimately, "It will take an act of Congress to close the hole that it has created," says Kestenbaum.