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When it comes to Social Security benefits, many Americans may be leaving a lot of money on the table – but financial professionals and employers can help with that, according to Nationwide’s 8th Annual Social Security Consumer Survey, conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of Nationwide Retirement Institute in Columbus, Ohio.

“Too many people think claiming Social Security is as simple as flipping a switch once you turn 62. Because of that, they don’t educate themselves and often have misconceptions that can have costly repercussions,” Tina Ambrozy, senior vice president of Strategic Customer Solutions at Nationwide, told BenefitsPRO.

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