The basics of Social Security benefits

Not everyone takes the time to learn about Social Security benefits. But understanding more about Social Security can help enhance your financial possibilities and retirement benefits.

You probably can't retire solely on your Social Security benefits. But you can help ensure you're taking advantage of every opportunity.

Social Security benefits are an earned right. It's the largest source of income for the majority of people age 65 and older. And it was built for working people and their families when they lose income due to retirement, disability, or death.

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The video and brochure are not intended to be legal or tax advice. They provide information, but not advice related to Social Security benefits. Please consult a local Social Security Administration office or visit regarding any specific questions you may have.