Close to Retirement? Get Ready to Submit Your Social Security Application Online To cut costs, and in anticipation of the 80 million baby boomers who will be applying for Social Security retirement benefits in the next 20 years, the Social Security Administration is ramping up it’s website and online services. If you haven’t been to […]
As you get closer to retirement one of your top questions is probably when and how to apply for Social Security benefits. Should you submit your Social Security application at age 62 or 66? What are the steps to apply for Social Security once you’ve decided to start collecting retirement benefits? We’ll address these questions and more in the following paragraphs.
Spouses who do not work or who have substantially lower earnings than their spouse may be able to collect Social Security benefits based on their spouse’s earnings. Below is a common question about spousal benefits.
You’re getting ready to retire and you’ve made the decision to start collecting your Social Security retirement benefits. What’s the next step? You need to actually apply for your benefits (they aren’t automatic). Probably one of the most common Social Security questions is how to apply for Social Security benefits. There are three ways to […]