IN OR NEAR QUINCY
- Benefits Checkup
This site offers you a chance to see what benefits you qualify for from the state and federal government. Just fill out a simple questionnaire. From the National Council on Aging.
- Retirement Plans, Benefits and Savings
Explanations of the types of retirement plans. From the Department of Labor.
- Finding a Lost Pension
A booklet from the The Pension Action Center at the Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston, with the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.
- Pension Action Center
Offers free individual counseling and assistance to help you negotiate layers of bureaucracy, locate pension funds, explain the benefits and rights under your pension plan, supply referrals to attorneys and financial advisors, and more.
- PensionHelp America
A network of non-profit organizations, government agencies, and private professionals dedicated to providing pension information and assistance to America's workers, retirees and their families.
- Social Security Express
This service allows users to create an online account with the Social Security Administration; apply for Medicare, retirement or disability benefits; predict retirement benefits; get a 1099/1042 tax form; request a replacement Medicare card; appeal a decision regarding your benefits; or apply for extra help with Medicare prescription drug costs. NOTE: Users will have to enter sensitive information into this site, such as social security numbers, so be sure your Internet connection is secure and that you log out of the site when done.
- Social Security Online
The official website of the Social Security Administration. Fully searchable. Especially important is the link under “Questions about” which helps you transact online business.
- What You Should Know About Your Retirement Plan
Tells you how to find out everything you need to know about your pension plan, including what documents you can get and from whom. Also includes information on vesting and how services years can be counted. Printer friendly version available. From the Department of Labor website.