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Retirement

For some, drawing Social Security early makes sense

For some, drawing Social Security early makes sense

Max Richtman’s makes the point that early entry into Social Security is bad for the worker and urges more take advantage of a “delay-and-gain” strategy (“Delaying retirement boosts Social Security checks,” Apr. 23).

It is not illogical to make the case that delaying increases one’s monthly Social Security check. Under the current program, it would be specious logic to say otherwise. But his lobbying for all to take the delay strategy lacks consideration of several facts. One is that life expectancy is 67 years for most. Thus delaying until...

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