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Retirement Weekly: Even if stocks crash, it still pays to wait to take Social Security

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The sharp stock decline amid the coronavirus pandemic, one of the fastest selloffs in market history, caused much soul searching for the tens of millions of people who are either at or near retirement age. Should I sell stocks or wait for the market to recover? Should I tap into my retirement funds now? What should I do about Social Security?

We have an answer. After talking to one of the nation’s leading experts on Social Security who generously crunched some numbers for MarketWatch and Retirement Weekly on his proprietary…