Five Ways Saves You Time

By Vonda Van Til, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist

Our online tools and services save you time and make your life easier.  Often, there’s no need to contact us.  Here are five of our webpages that can make your life easier:

  1. With your own personal my Social Security account, you can request a replacement Social Security card, verify your earnings, get future benefit estimates, obtain benefit verification letters, and more at
  2. Need answers to your Social Security-related questions?  Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page at
  3. You can complete and submit your online application for retirement benefits in as little as 15 minutes at
  4. Access our publications library with online booklets and pamphlets, including audio versions, on key subjects at
  5. Check out our blog for Social Security news and updates at    

Please share these pages with your friends and family. 

Vonda Van Til is the Public Affairs Specialist for West Michigan.  You can write her c/o Social Security Administration, 3045 Knapp NE, Grand Rapids MI 49525 or via email at