Forbes Article: Laid Off During the Pandemic: Should You Tap Into Social Security Early?

Ashlea Ebeling, Senior Contributor, Personal Finance

If you’re laid off in the COVID-19 economy and you’re an older adult, you might be wondering: Am I going to have to take Social Security earlier than I planned? How much will that reduce my monthly benefits in the long run? What happens if I get a new job? 

For many older adults, claiming Social Security early would be a big mistake — a mistake made by many older workers who lost jobs in the Great Recession. 

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