Social Security Statements Available Online

Today’s Huffington Post: Up until last year, Social Security would send taxpayers an annual personalized statement showing a complete record of their taxable earnings as well as estimated retirement, disability and survivor benefits based on those earnings. Unfortunately, budget constraints brought on by the recession put an end to those yearly mailings.

But there’s good news: Social Security has resumed mailing paper statements to workers 60 and older who aren’t already receiving benefits. And, they recently launched a new Social Security Statement tool that allows you to access the same information online. See this article for details on how to access your personal information including the amount of your estimated monthly payments. Article here: