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Lane, JD,CFP, MBA, CRPS
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Experience:  Law Degree, specialization in Tax Law and Corporate Law, CFP and MBA, Providing Financial, Social Security & Tax advice since 1986
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Did notb rec a letter stating what my benifits are for 2017,

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did notb rec a letter stating what my benifits are for 2017
JA: These retirement benefits are supposed to help us but they can be so complicated! The Retirement Expert will help you get the most benefits propertly. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.
Customer: i need to know what my ss check ea month will be for 2017 my ss # is###-##-####
JA: Is there anything else the Retirement Accountant should be aware of?
Customer: not at this time
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Lane replied 4 months ago.

Hi Douglas. My name's Lane.

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Please understand that you are not talking to Social Security here. This is JustAnswer.com ... a website that puts highly credentialed experts together with people who have questions about everything from Social Security to tax to finance, generally.

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I CAN, however, tell you exactly what your options are for getting a copy of your benefits statement.

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Social Security knows that people can lose the paper documentation. This is why they created "MY SOCIAL SECURITY" an online account that allows you to get copies of your award letter/benefit verification letter, 1099-SSA, see your earnings record, etc.

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You can go there, log in (or set up your account AND log in if you've never used it) and print your documents immediately.

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Here's the site for that: click here for MY SOCIAL SECURITY

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Once you are logged in to your account, select the "Replacement Documents" tab

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If you'd rather not use your online account, you have two other options:

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By calling 1-***-***-****, you can speak to a Social Security representative between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Generally, you’ll have a shorter wait time if you call during the week after Tuesday.

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OR

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You can get one by going to your closest Social Security Office. (Although you might want to call the number above first to make an appointment).

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Click here for a Social Security Office locator, where you can enter a zip code to find the closest office

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Those are your three options

Expert:  Lane replied 4 months ago.

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Thank you!

Lane

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I hold a law degree, with concentration in Tax Law, Estate law & Corporate law, an MBA in finance, a BBA, and CFP & CRPS (Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist) designations, as well - I’ve been providing financial, Social Security/Medicare, estate, corporate, non-profit, and tax advice to clients on three continents since 1986