Not Knowing These 3 Critical Social Security Rules Could Wreck Your Retirement

Maurie Backman, The Motley Fool
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Not Knowing These 3 Critical Social Security Rules Could Wreck Your Retirement
Not Knowing These 3 Critical Social Security Rules Could Wreck Your Retirement

There's a good chance you'll rely on Social Security heavily to pay your bills once you retire, so it's important to understand how the program works. Now to be fair, Social Security has a lot of rules, and it's hard to keep track of them all. You're entitled to your full monthly Social Security benefit, based on your earnings history, once you reached full retirement age, or FRA.