WHATS IN THE RETIREMENT
SOCIAL SECURITY RETIREMENT
The Social Security Administration
(SSA) launched a new electronic service that allows workers
to compute estimates of their future Social Security retirement
benefits online at SSA's internet site www.ssa.gov
This service will allow
workers to better prepare and plan for their future financial
NOTE: To maintain privacy
and to protect records from unauthorized users, none of the calculators
are linked to individual earnings records or any other information
in SSAs database. All benefit estimates are based strictly
on input from the users.
- The Social Security
Retirement Planner also provides links to important information
on factors that can affect a workers retirement benefit,
such as military service, household earnings, and federal employment.
Browsers can go directly to any of the site areas for detailed
information on issues that may affect their benefits.The Social
Security Retirement Planner walks individuals through the
retirement planning and application process.
- The website offers valuable
information on issues to consider when workers are contemplating
retirement, what documents are needed when applying for benefits,
other potential benefits for the worker or family members, and
how and where to apply for benefits.