Deciding how and when to claim Social Security is one of the most critical financial decisions a person will make in his or her lifetime. Did you know that over 70% of Americans do not leverage the rules to get the most retirement benefits available to them? By not understanding the many complex rules surrounding Social Security, you could leave thousands of dollars on the table. In this class, you will learn about strategies on how to get the most from your Social Security retirement benefits. We will help you determine when you should file for Social Security benefits, and what to consider when planning for spousal, survivor and divorced benefits. You will learn the financial impact of filing early or at full retirement age. We will also discuss buy-back strategies, tax-reduction strategies and coordination with other retirement plans.