Understanding the Social Security Widow Benefit
There are several layers of complexity to the widow(er) benefit that make it difficult to determine whether to claim widow(er) benefits early, wait, or switch.
How to Get the Most Out of Social Security Planning for Couples: Michael Kitces
Couples can get more out of their Social Security benefits by timing which spouse files first and ensuring that the higher earner delays benefits until age 70, says CFP Michael Kitces.
Raising Age for Social Security, Medicare Would Cut Both Ways: CBO
The CBO released three projections for raising various eligibility ages, and they showed spending would be reduced but so would access to health care.