How to Find Your Social Security Statement Online
As of May 1, 2012, the Social Security Administration began to put everyone's Social Security benefit statement online. Workers over the age of 18 can now see their statements simply by going online and creating an account at My Social Security. You will need to set up an account by filling in your personal information, such as your name, address, phone number and Social Security number, and will have to answer a few security questions.
You can go to the Social Security Adminstration's website at this link: My Social Security.
Once there, follow the instructions to create an account. You'll see a button about halfway down the home page that says: "Sign In or Create an Account." The information that is available is very similar to what you would see on the old paper statements.
Periodically, the site will be down for a few days while they update the statements. If that happens to you, just try again a week or so later.
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