A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit. Share | Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Message Thank you! Oops! Related Content Making Your Tax Bracket Work Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income? Mortgages in Retirement Explore the benefits and drawbacks to paying off your mortgage prior to retirement with this article. Long-Term-Care Needs Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.