When is the best time to set up a My Social Security account?

Published: July 8, 2020


My suggestion is to create one today!

It is quick, easy, and free to create a My Social Security account. Plus, the information your account provides is valuable and will likely save you time from having to call or visit a Social Security office to find the same information.

Whether you are or are not currently receiving benefits, your account gives you access to important information. If you are not receiving benefits, you can view your earnings record and estimate your benefits. If you are receiving benefits, you can check your payment information and makes changes as needed.

Read this to learn more about why you should create an account and how to create an account.


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