How to Apply for an SSS Number Online

The Social Security System is truly stepping up its game it terms of making SSS more accessible to the public. I admire them for the effort and genius of making things work remotely for their members and soon-to-be members especially now that we are on our third ECQ in Metro Manila. Good news to allContinue reading “How to Apply for an SSS Number Online”

All You Need to Know About SSS Maternity Benefits

A friend of mine just became a Mom for the first time! So in honor of moms, I decided to research and write about one of the most important benefit claims that women must be fully aware of: the SSS maternity benefit! Read this and share it with your friends and families. First and foremost,Continue reading “All You Need to Know About SSS Maternity Benefits”

SSS Maternity Notification: Just One Text Away!

Female SSS members, whether under the employed or voluntary (self-employed) status, must notify SSS right away in order to ensure that they are given the proper maternity benefits.  Employed members may course the notification through their employers, while voluntary members still need to go to the nearest SSS office. One of the prevalent reasons whyContinue reading “SSS Maternity Notification: Just One Text Away!”

How Does SSS Compute Your Retirement Benefit?

As an SSS member, you are entitled to retirement benefits as soon as you hit your 60s.  This can be a lump sum amount that you can use to start a small business, or go on a trip as a reward to yourself.  Or you can choose to receive a monthly pension, as if youContinue reading “How Does SSS Compute Your Retirement Benefit?”

What to Do if You Have More Than One SSS Number

Norma worked as a private school teacher for 35 years.  Before she reached her 60th birthday, her husband advised her to begin working on her SSS retirement documents just to get a head start.  She was both sorry and thankful that she did; sorry because she discovered a problem that could cost her her entireContinue reading “What to Do if You Have More Than One SSS Number”

What is the SSS?

If you are graduating from college in a few months or have just recently started applying for a job, you are most likely to apply for your very own SSS membership.  Like what I said in my previous entry, for the young and the restless, an SSS number is nothing more than a pre-employment requirementContinue reading “What is the SSS?”

SSS Sickness Benefits Claim after Receiving Maternity Benefits

My sister, a private school teacher, gave birth in January 21, 2016 to a healthy baby boy.  I am not sure if her case can be considered a premature delivery since she gave birth three weeks earlier than her scheduled due date.  Nonetheless, her delivery was uneventful and the baby came out healthy and strong.Continue reading “SSS Sickness Benefits Claim after Receiving Maternity Benefits”

Step-by-step Guide in Applying for SSS Loan Restructuring Program

Do you have an outstanding loan with the SSS that is left unpaid for several years now?  Are you worried that the principal and interest rates have accumulated over time and you may not be able to pay the amount anymore? The SSS has good news for you!  They have recently launched the their LoanContinue reading “Step-by-step Guide in Applying for SSS Loan Restructuring Program”