When do I apply for Social Security (SSA)?
Start the enrollment process approximately 90 days before you need your Social Security to begin.
There are a lot of things you can do on the Social Security website.
Before you receive benefits you can:
- Apply for benefits
- Estimate Future Benefits
If you get benefits:
- Get proof of your benefits
- Check benefit payment information.
- Request a new Medicare or SSA Card.
- Check the status of a claim
Working while receiving Social Security Benefits
If you are under Full Retirement Age you can make up to $18,240/yr.
The year full retirement age is reached you can make up to $48,600/year before the month of full retirement age.
The month you reach full retirement age, you can work as much as you’d like without it having any impact on your Social Security benefits.