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The GAO found in its review of the SSA, 1/3 of the workers did not advise claimants how to get a larger monthly benefit by waiting to claim at an older age.(Photo: Getty)

While I am not privy to the precise dollar amount that retirees unintentionally surrender (because of ill-informed actions on their part) involving Social Security, the sum is still a lot of money. And others have noted this too:

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