A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit Want to be Smarter With Your Money? Join our mailing list and get news and info to support your financial goals. First Name Last Name Email Address Thank you! Oops! Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit. Related Content Asset Allocation Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance. Social Security Taxes Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable. Diversification, Patience, and Consistency Three important factors when it comes to your financial life.