Benefits checks are based largely on your annual salary

Despite the popularity of 401(k) Plans and IRAs, many people rely on Social Security benefits for much of their retirement income. Payments are based on the number of years in the workforce and annual salaries. Use this calculator to estimate how much you're likely to receive on a yearly basis.

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