Be sure to sign up for your personalized my Social Security account. You can verify your earnings and get estimates of your future benefits. If you already receive benefits, you can get an instant benefit verification letter, check your benefit and payment information, change your address or direct deposit information, request a replacement Medicare card, or get an instant replacement SSA-1099 for tax season.
Since my Social Security became available in May 2012, almost 26 million people have created an account. We have always offered multifactor authentication, but only for customers who opted for extra security. For your protection, we now offer the option of multifactor authentication for all my Social Security users. To register and sign in, you will need to enter a security code that we will send to your cell phone. Your cell phone provider’s text message and data rates may apply.
A program everyone should be familiar with is Social Security’s retirement program. Whether you’re a young adult paying Social Security taxes for the first time or a retiree receiving benefits, this is a program that will affect you during and after your working years.
Social Security administers the largest disability program in the nation. A severe illness or injury robs a person of the ability to work and earn a living. Thankfully, Social Security disability benefits can provide a critical source of financial support during a time of need.
When a family loses a wage earner, it can be both emotionally and financially devastating. However, Social Security can help secure a family’s financial future if a loved one dies with survivor benefits. The best thing you can do for your family is prepare as much as possible