It's National my Social Security Week!

Start Your Planning Today During National my Social Security Week

Want to know how much money you will be getting from Social Security when you retire? This week is a perfect opportunity to open your online account and learn about your future Social security benefits. It’s easy, open a free account at SocialSecurity.gov/myaccount.

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Web graphic - Join the Millions Planning for SOMEDAY – my Social Security – Open Your Account From July 19 – 25, America Saves is joining the Social Security Administration in celebrating its second National my Social Security Week. America Saves will be sharing the latest information about my Social Security accounts and benefits throughout National my Social Security Week on Facebook and Twitter, along with daily posts here on the blog.

Why all the activity? Because a personal my Social Security account is the most convenient way for people to access and manage their Social Security information online. Taking advantage of this convenient, cost-effective, and secure service allows workers to plan for their financial future and enables them to verify that their information in their records is correct.

We hope you'll take this week to join millions who have signed up for their free my Social Security accounts. It’s the perfect time to open an account and start planning for retirement or managing your benefits online. You can sign up today at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount



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