Online with Social Security

Online with Social Security

I was reminded recently how much the Social Security Website can do for you – saving your hours in line at the Social Security office.  Whether you are on Social Security or not you can open an account on the website and keep up to date on your eligibility for benefits. I have a few years to go until I am eligible but it is still a useful website to know about.  If you are on Social Security the recent article in the local paper tells how the site is useful to you.  The website is

Computer Resources for allHere is a clip from the recent article in the local paper, but prepared by Social Security:

“There is a myriad of things you can do at Social Security’s website. You can conduct most of your Social Security business with our suite of online services at

There, you can get an estimate of future benefits, find out if you qualify for benefits now, and even apply for benefits. You can complete a number of other tasks online, too. You can estimate your retirement benefit using our Retirement Estimator. It allows you to get an instant, personalized estimate of your future benefit based on different retirement ages and scenarios. You can even open your own My Social Security account to plan for and manage your benefits at

Just looking for some information about Social Security? Read, print, or listen to one of our many publications. Many of them are in Spanish, and some are in 16 other languages as well. Topics include Social Security cards, the Medicare prescription drug program and retirement planning. There are so many things you can do at”

I set up my account last year and now can go in and see my Social Security eligibility estimates based on my current earnings.  Nice resource for residents of Stillwaters Estates.

Quote of the week:

“Social Security. . . reflects some of our deepest values–the duties we owe to our parents, the duties we owe to each other when we’re differently situated in life, the duties we owe to our children and our grandchildren. Indeed, it reflects our determination to move forward across generations and across the income divides in our country, as one America.”

— William J. Clinton, February 9, 1998

Happenings this week:

Saturday, September 20th:  Wellness Roundup at the corner of Cooks Hill and Scheuber (near Washington Orthopaedic and Cancer Center.  Free fun for the whole family.  Free health screenings, giveaways and educational information.

Saturday, September 20:  ‘An American in Paris’

A movie for all timesHistoric Fox Theatre Restorations is screening the next film in its 2014 Movie Series, “An American in Paris,”  2 and 7 p.m. Saturday at the Fox Theatre in downtown Centralia.  As an additional treat, Fred Beeks will be on hand to play the Fox Theatre organ before each screening.

Admission for the movie is $8 per person, $7 for members and $20 per family (three or four persons).

For more information, call the Fox Theatre at (360) 623-1103.  All proceeds from the event benefit the restoration of the Fox Theatre.

September 20th and 21st:  ARTrails is happening all over the county and one stop is here in the Gathering Place.  Come see the art and the Artists!  Go to

Fall Leaf changes
The leaves are changing!

Weather:  Should be a warm weather and then we are in for some rain next week.  Fall is here!


Matthew Williams

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