By Kristen Alberino
Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Boston, MA
At Social Security, we care a lot about making our services convenient and easy to access, we care a lot about our online services — from signing up for retirement benefits to calculating future payments. That said, here are our top ten websites.
Our hub for Social Security news and updates is our blog: Social Security Matters at blog.socialsecurity.gov. You can use social media to easily share these informative articles with friends and family.
We have an easy way to learn how to replace your Social Security card at www.socialsecurity.gov/ssnumber. And in many states, you can get a replacement card online at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount.
With our online application for retirement benefits, you can complete and submit one in as little as 15 minutes at www.socialsecurity.gov/benefits/retirement.
Knowing how much money you will get in the future can help you plan your finances. Get instant, personalized estimates of your future Social Security benefits at www.socialsecurity.gov/estimator.
Save time by applying online! Here’s a convenient way to apply for disability benefits at www.socialsecurity.gov/benefits/disability.
Access our convenient publication library with online booklets and pamphlets (including audio versions) on numerous subjects at www.socialsecurity.gov/pubs.
Tired of reading? Maybe you learn better with visuals. We have informative videos on our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/SocialSecurity.
One of our most popular social media outlets is our Facebook page. This is where we engage thousands of customers; you can join the conversation (and follow us) at www.facebook.com/socialsecurity.
Need answers to your Social Security related questions? Our Frequently Asked Questions page is the authoritative resource at www.socialsecurity.gov/faq.
Open your own personal my Social Security account, which will enable you to verify your earnings, get future benefit estimates, obtain benefit verification letters, update your Social Security information, and more at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount.
Social Security is here for you, in person and online. We encourage you to share these pages with colleagues, friends, and family.