How Do I Change My Address With Social Security?

Social Security does not keep a current address for you until you become a beneficiary. At that point, we may send you letters (even if your check goes direct deposit) about your benefits. Sending out a COLA (cost of living adjustment) letter each year there is an adjustment is the kind of letter we might…
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How Do I Change The Direct Deposit Of My Social Security Check?

Have you changed banks and want to change where your Social Security check goes? Changing where your check goes is as easy as logging into your personal my Social Security account at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount. If you already receive benefits (retirement, survivors, or disability) and you have a bank account, you can start or update your direct…
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2018 Retirement Maximum Benefit

As you plan to retire, one of the most important things to know is how much you’ll receive from Social Security each month. You can use your my Social Security account to get estimates for yourself. (If you don’t have an account and need one or need to visit your account, use this link: www.ssa.gov/myaccount/.)…
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Correcting Your Social Security Earnings Record

Everyone needs to visit their my Social Security account yearly and make sure we have posted your most recent year of earnings correctly. If you haven’t done a complete year by year review of your record, you should do that. Your earnings are used to compute the Social Security benefits due you and your family,…
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Your Social Security To-Do List

Now that you’ve stopped dreaming of a white Christmas, you need a new dream to inspire you. Do you crave the spontaneity of unplanned travel combined with the relaxed pace of retirement? Here’s a To-Do list that can make that retirement dream a reality. 1) Sign up for a my Social Security Account The account…
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