Conn. (WTNH) — For many retirees, social security is an important source of retirement income. But choosing when to start collecting your benefits can be a complicated decision.

Choosing the wrong option can cost you hundreds of dollars.

News 8’s Ken Houston sat down with Chartered Financial Consultant, John Caserta, about the do’s and don’ts of social security, and the overall understanding of the Social Security Program.

Watch the full video above.