Social Security is here to secure today and tomorrow. We’re the only federal agency that touches every aspect of your life from birth through retirement to death and beyond, helping to care for your surviving family. Part of this commitment is our active participation and presence in our communities.
The National Urban League is holding its annual convention August 3 to 6, 2016, in Baltimore, MD, home of Social Security headquarters. The National Urban League is a historic civil rights organization dedicated to improving the standard of living and economic opportunities for people in urban communities in the United States.
Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, will be a guest speaker at the National Council of Urban League Guilds Leadership Luncheon on Friday, August 5. The acting commissioner will highlight Social Security’s programs and benefits, and the importance of planning for retirement.
A secure, comfortable retirement can be in your future if you start planning early. We have tools to help you begin planning today. Our Retirement Planner lets you find your ideal retirement age, estimate your retirement benefits and calculate the amount of benefits you will receive at different ages. You can discover your retirement options, find out how your dependents may qualify for benefits, and what supporting documents they may need.
Your personal, my Social Security account is another invaluable asset to help you plan for retirement. You can get your Social Security Statement with estimates of your future retirement, disability, and survivors benefits. If you are ready for retirement, you can file for benefits online and begin your that new phase of your life, today!