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Yet another reason to wait until age 70 to claim your S.S. benefits.

Key part:  If you need an extra reason to hold off from claiming Social Security until the benefits max out at age 70, consider this: Not only can you hike your monthly checks by nearly 80%, but you can also stick it to Uncle Sam at the same time.

That’s because he has screwed up the math. No, really.

“Delaying Social Security is actually ‘unfair’ to the government,” jokes Michael Finke, professor at the American College of Financial Services. “The increases in the amount of income that you can generate by delaying Social Security is based on a mortality table—and those calculations have not changed since the early 1980s.”

In other words the government is still using completely out of date mortality tables when it calculates how much extra to pay the people who claim late.

More here:  You can stick it to Uncle Sam with this Social Security move – MarketWatch