​Understanding Social Security

Online Social Security Training

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The impact of Social Security is far-reaching. Since its enactment in 1935, Social Security has become a primary means of funding retirement for many workers and their beneficiaries. This course is designed to help both employers and individual workers understand eligibility requirements, funding processes and ways to maximize benefits in anticipation of applying for Social Security or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI).

Lessons include:

  • History and Significance of Social Security
  • Funding Social Security
  • Basic Eligibility for Social Security Benefits
  • Social Security Benefits Formulas
  • Social Security Benefits for Family
  • When to File for Social Security Benefits
  • Social Security Benefit Payments
  • Public Sector Employees
  • Social Security Disability Benefits

View full course outline [PDF].

Three-Credit Course

Price: $165 Members
($240 Nonmembers)

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Contact us at (888) 334-3327, option 3 or elearning@ifebp.org.

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Continuing Education

This course may qualify for CEBS compliance or continuing education (CE) credit.