Easily Access Your Social Security Benefit Statement For 2017

Social Security puts you in control of your finances and future. We have made requesting or replacing your annual Benefit Statement even easier. The Benefit Statement is also known as the SSA-1099 or the SSA-1042S. Now you have the ability to download it anytime and anywhere you want using our online services. There’s no need…
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Ex-Spouse Benefits And How They Affect You

Just like during tax season, it’s good to have all the information you need early so you can prepare and get any money you are due. If you are age 62, unmarried, and divorced from someone entitled to Social Security retirement or disability benefits, you may be eligible to receive benefits based on his or…
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What’s Your Full Retirement Age If Born In 1956?

Full retirement age (FRA) for Social Security is the age you can receive Social Security benefits without reduction. That age used to be 65 for everyone. In 1983, it was changed to 67. Social Security has been gradually phasing in the increase between 1983 and now. People born in 1956 reach age 62 in 2018.…
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4 Questions To Ask Yourself As You Plan For Retirement

Deciding when to start receiving your retirement benefits from Social Security is a decision that only you can make, and you should make that decision with as much information as possible. There are a lot of important questions to answer. Should you claim benefits earlier and get a smaller monthly payment for more years? Or…
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How Social Security’s Organizational Representative Payees Serve

Sometimes a person who receives Social Security or Supplemental Security Income is not able to manage their own benefits. Social Security reviews the situation and determines if a representative payee is needed and who it should be. Social Security looks for a person or organization that will best serve the interests of the beneficiary. Sometimes…
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