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? Address Thank you! Oops! Related Contents Annual Review A lot can happen in the course of a year. Social Security beneficiaries get the biggest raise since 20 There will be a 2.8% increase in Social Security benefits in 2019. Ask your advisor about filing strategies. An Inside Look at Retirement Living A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.