|National news: Social Security resumes mailing benefit statements|
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Social Security resumes mailings
WASHINGTON — The Social Security Administration has resumed mailing statements to workers letting them know the estimated benefits they will get when they retire, the agency announced Tuesday.
Social Security began phasing out mailed statements to most workers in 2011 to save an estimated $70 million a year. Instead, the agency directed workers to track their future benefits online using a secure website.
Congress, however, passed a bill last year requiring Social Security to resume mailing the statements.
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