7/15/2013 – A smart strategy for collecting Social Security (CBS MoneyWatch)

Social Security benefits provide a significant proportion of retirement income for most Americans. Federal data shows that the government program provides 50 percent or more of all income for almost two-thirds of retirees, and 90 percent or more of all income for a little more than one-third of retirees.

One key takeaway in these stats: Low- and middle-income workers who optimize their Social Security benefits can significantly improve their financial security in retirement.

Read the full article at CBS MoneyWatch.