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- Social Security Statement
An accounting of each worker's earnings and work credits for purposes of calculating the amount of Social Security retirement, disability, survivors, or dependents benefits to which an individual is entitled. Social Security statements are generally mailed out each year to people age 60 and older who are not receiving benefits and every five years to those under 60. You can also obtain your statement online on the Social Security Administration's website.