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4 Pitfalls When Claiming Social Security

Retirees too often overweight break-even analyses, trap themselves with early claiming, and fail to strategize with their spouse, says retirement expert Phil Moeller.

Christine Benz: Hi, I'm Christine Benz for Morningstar.com. Social Security claiming strategies can be devilishly complicated. Joining me to discuss some of the frequent mistakes that investors make in Social Security claiming is Phil Moeller, he is the co-author of a new book about Social Security called Get What's Yours.

Phil, congratulations on the book. Thank you for being here.