Delaying Social Security Could Increase Lifetime Income for Washita County Residents

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By Tim Marema and Roberto Gallardo The Daily Yonder.
Washita County residents who are nearing retirement age can increase their lifetime income if they can wait a bit to start drawing Social Security benefits. In Washita County, 1,463 residents – or 12.6 percent of the population – are aged 55 to 64. Those are the years when folks start thinking seriously about retirement.