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When to Pull From Your IRA Before Claiming Social Security

IRA expert Ed Slott explains why some people should delay Social Security and tap their IRAs during their 60s instead.

Christine Benz: Hi I'm Christine Benz from Many retirees tap their Social Security benefits at their full retirement age or even earlier, while leaving their IRAs until later in retirement. But IRA expert Ed Slott believes that the opposite sequence can make more sense in certain situations. He's here to discuss that topic; he is the author of the newly revised Retirement Decisions Guide.

Ed thank you so much for being here.