You’re twenty-five and feeling alive. You’re settling into life after college, paying off your debts, and slowly figuring how to 'adult', but with the responsibility of bills, rent, and even keeping up social appearances, prioritizing financial planning is something far too often pushed to the side.
The digital world has transformed professional industries in unique ways that prior to internet access would have been impossible. Doctors can monitor patients remotely, lawyers can offer counsel online, software can complete your taxes for you, and even financial investments and advertisements can be made without any face-to-face contact.
Most people are aware that they can begin collecting their Social Security retirement payout at age 62, and, in doing so, they are informed that they will be collecting a reduced benefit. The hard truth is that the longer you wait to collect benefits, you will most likely collect a higher monthly benefit.