The benefits planner home page links to explanations of the various types of Social Security benefits as well as calculators that let you estimate how much your ...


This Social Security page tells you how to apply for benefits online and contains information about the Online Retirement/Medicare application.


It's not unusual for a benefit recipient's circumstances to change after they apply or became eligible for benefits. If you, or a family member, receive Social ...


We pay disability benefits to those who can't work because they have a medical condition that's expected to last at least one year or result in death. Find out how  ...


Aug 21, 2018 ... The average Social Security retirement benefit paid to a retired worker is $1,413 per month as of June 2018. However, your initial monthly ...


Use the Social Security calculator to estimate your pre-retirement earnings and when you can collect benefits to maintain your standard of living.


Feb 28, 2017 ... Income, natural longevity, disability — even a spouse's work record — factor into Social Security benefits for women.


The Civil Service Retirement Act, which became effective on August 1, 1920, established a retirement system for certain Federal employees. The Civil Service  ...


Social security benefits are funds paid to retired workers who have paid into the Social Security system during their working years.