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Get Your Social Security Statement Online

January 22, 2013

social security 10Social Security Statements are now available online. The online Statement also provides estimates for disability and survivors benefits, making the Statement an important financial planning tool. Everyone should get in the habit of checking their online Statement each year, around their birthday, for example.”

In addition to helping with financial planning, the online Statement also provides workers a convenient way to determine whether their earnings are accurately posted to their Social Security records. This feature is important because Social Security benefits are based on average earnings over a person’s lifetime. If the earnings information is not accurate, the person may not receive all the benefits to which he or she is entitled. The online Statement also provides the opportunity to save or print the personalized Statement for financial planning discussions with family or a financial planner.

Go to: http://www.socialsecurity.gov/mystatement

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