Access your Social Security Benefit Verification Letter Online

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Need a Proof of Income Letter Quickly?
It has been my experience, that from time to time I need to provide proof of my husband’s Social Security benefits. The Social Security Administration (SSA) provides a Letter of Verification for Social Security benefits, supplemental Security income, and /or Medicare online by using my Social Security Account at
New users must be able to verify some information about yourself and:
• Have a valid E-mail address,
• Have a Social Security number,
• Have a U.S. mailing address, and
• Be at least 18 years of age.
You can create an account only to gain access to your own personal information. You cannot use this online service to access the records of a person:
• With whom you have a business relationship;
• For whom you are a representative payee; or
• For whom you are an appointed representative.
Unauthorized use of this service may subject you to criminal or civil penalties, or both.
 To set up or use your account to get a benefit verification letter, go to Sign in or create an account at You can view, print, and save your benefit verification letter. The benefit verification letter is also called a budget letter, benefit letter, proof-of-income letter, or proof of award letter.

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Kathleen Sindell, Ph.D. is the author of numerous academic, popular, and professional finance articles, Web sites, proposals, and books. This includes the bestselling reference book, "Investing Online for Dummies, Eds 1-5" (listed for two consecutive years on the Wall Street Journal's Bestselling Business Book List). Her most recent book "Social Security: Maximize your Benefits" has been listed in Amazon's Top 100 Bestselling Retirement Planning Books. It is important to note that "Social Security: Maximize Your Benefits, 2nd Edition" was just released. Sindell has an in-depth understanding of the financial services industry and has held Series 7, 63, and 65 licenses. Dr. Sindell is regularly tapped as a financial services expert on ABC World News, The Nightly Business Report, and at popular online and print outlets. Kathleen Sindell, Ph.D. is a member of the Board of Directors for the Financial Planning Association, National Capital Area (FPA NCA), is on the Editorial Advisory Panel of the Journal of Financial Planning, and is Co-Chair of the Metro Washington Financial Planning Day. Sindell is a Course Chair II, CFP Program Academic Officer, and adjunct full-professor at the University of Maryland, UMUC, School of Undergraduate Studies. Contact Information: or 703-299-1700
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