How do I get Social Security Advice?
Please call us toll-free at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778) for assistance. Representatives are available between 8a.m. and 7p.m., Monday through Friday. For the location and other information about your local Social Security office, use our locator.
Where can I find answers to Social Security?
AARP’s Social Security Question and Answer Tool can offer practical and comprehensive information about how the program works and when to apply. The tool can also help clarify eligibility requirements and provide answers to questions on disability, survivor, spousal and family benefits in an easy to understand manner.
Is Social Security Advisors legitimate?
Though it sounds official, a national Social Security advisor (NSSA) is not in any way affiliated with the federal government. Instead, a for-profit group called National Social Security Association bestows the certification to people who take its one-day course and pass its exam.
What is the most someone can draw from Social Security?
The most an individual who files a claim for Social Security retirement benefits in 2022 can receive per month is:
- $2,364 for someone who files at 62.
- $3,345 for someone who files at full retirement age (66 and 2 months for people born in 1955, 66 and 4 months for people born in 1956).
How much Social Security will I get if I make 20000 a year?
If you earned $20,000 for half a career, then your average monthly earnings will be $833. In this case, your Social Security payment will be a full 90% of that amount, or almost $750 per month, if you retire at full retirement age.
Do you think SSA is a beneficial program?
Eighty percent of respondents knew that Social Security provides survivor benefits, 83 percent knew that Social Security provides disability benefits, 87 percent knew that a tax on workers and employers finances Social Security benefits, and 89 percent knew that benefit amounts depend on earnings histories.