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Social Security

You’ve worked hard. You deserve to get the most out of your benefits.

You worked and paid into Social Security for years. Let our experts help you understand what you need to know about your Social Security benefits, whether for retirement or disability.
Social Security

Important Resources

Learn more about your retirement or disability benefits by using the resources below and by reading our in-depth articles about Social Security eligibility, benefits claims and more.

Important Resources

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Medicare Advantage plans, also known as Medicare Part C, replace your Original Medicare coverage and can provide extra coverage. We break down the best Medicare Advantage plans from top insurance companies to help you explore the options that best fit your needs.

Medicare Advantage plans, also known as Medicare Part C, replace your Original Medicare coverage ...

Learn about all the Medicare options available to beneficiaries. Learn how to pick between Medicare, Medicare Advantage and Medigap plans when you become eligible.

Learn about all the Medicare options available to beneficiaries. Learn how to pick between Medica...
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You can file for withdrawal of benefits, or suspend Social Security benefits after reaching full retirement age, to increase your maximum benefit payment. But there are restrictions. You have one y...
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To change or correct your name on your Social Security card, you need proof of marriage, divorce, naturalization or court decree, plus proof of identity. There is no cost and your Social Security n...
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Social Security
You can get a replacement Social Security card for your child. It is free of charge. Have the right documents on hand and apply for a replacement online or at your local Social Security office.