Claim These 5 Social Security Benefits Online
Georgina Tzanetos notes applying for and obtaining Social Security benefits is often confusing. She recommends everyone register for a “my Social Security” account online. It is a fairly straightforward process which will then allow one to register for these five benefits on-line: Retirement or Spouse’s Benefits (must be at least 61 years old and 9 months in order to claim these benefits); Disability Benefits; Supplemental Security Income; Medicare; Help With Prescription Drug Costs. Full piece here.
The AMAC Foundation offers a free-to-the-public advisory service to all folks ageing into–or already in–Social Security. This service provides guidance in understanding the complexities of Social Security and the myriad rules and regulations associated with the process for claiming benefits, with NSSA-Certified Social Security Advisors available via email or telephone to discuss options. Learn more about this service via the Foundation’s website.