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How Can I Get My Social Security Benefits?

How can i get my social security benefits

Hi. You can't be paid Social Security benefits unless you apply for them and you meet the eligibility requirements. You may be able to apply online on Social Security's website (, or you can call Social Security to make an appointment to apply by phone.

Before applying, though, you may want to strongly consider using our software ( to fully analyze all of your options so that you can determine your best strategy for maximizing your benefits.

Best, Jerry

Jun 20 2022 - 12:12pm
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