The easiest way for 80 million baby boomers to apply for Social Security retirement benefits is to do it online at www.socialsecurity.gov.
Social Security has made it easier than ever to apply online for retirement benefits. Just go to www.socialsecurity.gov to apply. It's so easy; it can take as little as 15 minutes to complete your application. For most people, complete the online application and you’re done; no office to visit, no papers to sign, no documents to mail in.
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