Here’s What It Takes to Collect $3,790 Per Month in Social Security Benefits – The Motley Fool
For millions of older Americans, Social Security benefits are a lifeline in retirement. Half of married couples depend on their benefits for at least 50% of their retirement income, and for nearly one-quarter of couples, Social Security makes up at least 90% of their income.
But the average beneficiary receives just $1,514 per month (roughly $18,000 per year), making it tough to survive primarily on Social Security.
Some retirees, though, collect significantly more. The maximum you can receive…