Social Security Application Process

Social Security application

If you’re ready to apply for Social Security benefits, you’ve probably already given some thought to things like when you want your benefits to start or what kind of documents you might need to apply. A lot of that will will of course depend on the type of benefits you’re seeking. Applying for retirement benefits, […]

Social Security Child Benefits

Social Security children

While retired workers make up the bulk of Social Security beneficiaries, the Social Security Administration (SSA) provides important benefits to many other groups, including children. More than 4 million children in the United States receive Social Security benefits every year. In fact, the SSA pays more benefits to children than any other government program. The […]

The 2020 Guide to Social Security Spousal Benefits

Social Security spousal benefits

See what you’re owed in spousal benefits Calculate your Social Security benefits in 2 minutes. GET MY SPOUSAL BENEFITS Social Security is much broader than just the benefits provided to retired workers. In fact, the Social Security Administration (SSA) provides an important source of retirement income for many Americans, including the spouses, ex-spouses, widows, widowers, […]

Everything You Need to Know About Social Security Retirement Benefits

Social Security card and money

See what you’re owed from Social Security.​ Calculate your Retirement Benefits in 2 minutes. GET MY RETIREMENT BENEFITS Most of us spend years dreaming of retirement, but we might not start thinking about Social Security until the last minute. Yet understanding benefits — from the best age to claim Social Security to how much you’ll collect — […]

Guide to Social Security Death Benefits

death benefits

Calculate your Death Benefits in 2 minutes See what you’re owed in Social Security Death Benefits with a 4-question quiz. GET MY DEATH BENEFITS Nearly every American worker depends on Social Security (SS) for some or all of their income in retirement. In fact, more than 48 million Americans currently receive Social Security retirement benefits. […]