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National Social Security Day

by Anne Middleton, on August 4th, 2015

August 4th is National Social Security Day.  Social Security is often a hot button political issue, especially with the burgeoning legions of baby boomers galloping towards retirement.  Social Security is a passive thing for many.  It comes out the paycheck and then it’s out of sight and out of mind.  Even if one is still in one’s salad days, as Shakespeare liked to put it, it’s not too early to give serious credence to your ability to retire. 

Your go-to app regarding Social Security should be the Mercer Guide to Social Security Retirement Benefits.  Social Security is often 50% of a retiree’s income, and Mercer has have over 30 years of experience with the ins and outs of the Social Security Administration.  Another noteworthy app is the iRetireSmart, the Social Security Income Planner for iPad.  This app will help you determine your projected monthly benefits for you and your spouse.  Both are available on the Apple app store, invest in a new Iphone from Verizon and get 50% off new accessories using our codes.

If you are an employer, both the Apple app store and the Google Play store feature SSI Mobile Wage Reporting to help you report your wages or your employees’.   T-Mobile offers free shipping on orders of $25 or more, using our codes.  That newfangled Samsung Galaxy S6 is within reach when you save using our codes. 

You may be just entering the workforce or a seasoned employee.  Regardless, give some serious thought to your social security benefits.  Every pundit and political candidate will be weighing in as the presidential election looms closer.  Invest a little time to get savvy about your Social Security benefits this August 4th!