Understanding Social Security

Starting Out? Want a quick overview? We took the basics of Social Security and broke them down into really short videos. If you want a quick overview, take a minute or two to watch.

A deeper look

This set of videos takes a deeper look at the basics of Social Security and Medicare. But they’re complicated programs and subject to change. Be sure to visit www.ssa.gov and www.medicare.gov for all of the details.

Social Security Calculators

Estimate your Social Security benefits, spousal benefits, life expectancy, earnings test, and more with the library of calculators available on the ssa.gov website.

Test Your Knowledge!

What do you know about Social Security? Try our quiz and find out!

Just for Fun!

Social Security publishes a list of top 10 baby names each year. Visit the Social Security website and see if your name is on the list!