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Plan for the Future. Manage the Present. Open or access your my Social Security account today!

October 8, 2019 • By

" "my Social Security is your online gateway to Social Security. There’s never been a better time to open or access your my Social Security account. We’ve added several new features. These features include:

  • The new Retirement Calculator compares retirement benefit estimates based on your selected date or age to begin receiving benefits with retirement estimates for ages 62, Full Retirement Age (FRA), and The user can also input expected future income for inclusion in the estimate.
  • The new Representative Payee Portal lets representative payees conduct their own business or manage direct deposit, wage reporting, and annual reporting for their beneficiaries.
  • The Message Center in all my Social Security accounts now allows you to opt out of getting agency notices by mail that are available online. This includes annual cost-of-living adjustments and the income-related monthly adjustment amount benefit rate increases notices.

my Social Security account holders will still be able to request a replacement Social Security card, check the status of their Social Security application, set up or change direct deposit information, get a proof of income letter, change their address, and more.

Plan for your future and manage your present with a my Social Security account today!

 

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Mike Korbey, Deputy Commissioner for Communications

Mike Korbey, Deputy Commissioner for Communications

Mike Korbey, Deputy Commissioner for Communications

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  1. Joyce Ann Wood

    Hi, I’ve been try to get into my SS account and I’ve forgotten my user name and password. I’ve tried setting up a new account but a popup states that I already have an account. I’ve tried calling SS but have been put on hold many times until my phone goes dead. What do I need to do? Thank you.

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    • Vonda VanTil, Public Affairs Specialist

      Hi Joyce, thanks for using our blog. Check out our Frequently Asked Questions web page for details on how to retrieve or change your username and password. If you still experience difficulties, you can call us at 1-800-772-1213 for assistance or you can contact your local Social Security office. Please look for the general inquiry telephone number at the Social Security Office Locator. The number may appear under Show Additional Office Information. Please be aware that our call wait times are longer than normal. We hope this information helps.

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