You Can Find Your Social Security Earnings Online
You've probably heard
Many people misunderstand Social Security but that doesn't mean you want to rely on it to fund your
Of course, you'll need to submit personal information to sign up for an account, and as the SSA explains, you'll also notice a soft inquiry on your credit report:
We use the information you give us to verify your identity against our records. We also use an external Identity Services Provider to verify your information against their records. We do not share your Social Security number with them, and they keep your information only for the period of time permitted by federal laws, regulations, or guidelines. We use their fraud prevention services to assist in protecting you from identity theft.
When you make a verification request to establish your account, our Identity Services Provider may use information from your credit report to help verify your identity. As a result, you may see a "soft" inquiry entry on your credit report with the Identity Services Provider , indicating that the Social Security Administration
To sign up for yourself, head to the link below, then check out Bankrate's post to see what else you can do from the SSA website.
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