Social Security Consulting When people reach their early 60s, they start thinking about taking Social Security. It's something they've paid for all of their working lives and by then there ready to start getting what was promised them for many years.When is the best time to start taking Social Security?That depends. There are a variety of factors to be considered when making the decision to start collecting.Family longevityFamily incomeEarnings history.It is a complex process in many cases but the difference for a family between making a good choosing decision and a bad choosing decision can mean tens of thousands in some cases over $100,000.Contact me at 518-631-2569 or firstname.lastname@example.org to see if I can help you figure out the optimum time to start collecting on something you have paid into for years! Question regarding Earned Benefits and Social Security. Name Email Phone Question Thank you! Oops!