When creating your retirement plan, be sure to include your Social Security benefits as an income source. It’s important to have a retirement budget: Itemize your income sources and expected expenses.
Additionally, how do you plan Social Security benefits?
Get personalized retirement benefit estimates
The best way to start planning for your future is by creating a my Social Security account. With your personal my Social Security account, you can verify your earnings, and use our Retirement Calculator to get an estimate of your retirement benefits.