The Social Security Mistake More Than One-Third of Retirees Are Making

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — How long can retirees count on Social Security? The system is currently funded to pay full benefits only until 2033, according to the Social Security Administration. How to address the shortfall will no doubt be an issue Washington debates for years. In the meantime, many retirees who have earned Social Security benefits feel they may have left a great deal of money on the table as a result of a decision they now regret: taking benefits too soon.