From Fired Up About Finance …
Social Security isn’t talked about much in the FIRE community, and even Millennials/Gen Xers who plan to retire at a traditional age generally distrust the notion that it will even exist to provide benefits when they retire.
But even if you think your benefit will be small, you should be informed about the program to ensure you get any and all benefits owed to you.
I recently read the book Get What’s Yours to better inform myself about Social Security. Here are some of the biggest takeaways.