Time is running out for some popular Social Security claiming strategies President Barack Obama has called unintended loopholes.
One tactic disappears altogether at the end of the month, and another will only be available to people in a specific age range for a few more years. Either way, if you are lucky enough to take advantage of them, the time to act is now.
"Don't mess around" and put it off, said Eleanor Blayney, consumer advocate for the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, because the rules are so complicated. Even financial advisors are having a hard time figuring it all out, she said.