Daytona Beach library hosts Social Security 101

By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Did you know Social Security replaces about 40 percent of a person’s pre-retirement income?

That’s why everyone’s retirement plan should begin with Social Security. So says Blanca Taylor, a public affairs specialist with the Social Security Administration out of Atlanta, who will explain the benefits of opening a My Social Security account at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library, 105 E. Magnolia Ave.

 Account holders can plan ahead and view personalized estimates based on their earnings. For more information about My Social Security, visit socialsecurity.gov/myaccount.

Did you know Social Security replaces about 40 percent of a person’s pre-retirement income? That’s why everyone’s retirement plan should begin with Social Security. So says Blanca Taylor, a public affairs specialist with the Social Security Administration, who will explain the benefits of opening a My Social Security account at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library, 105 E. Magnolia Ave. 

Account holders can plan ahead and view personalized estimates based on their earnings. For more information about My Social Security, visit socialsecurity.gov/myaccount.

Registration is not required for the free presentation. For more information, please call the library at 386-257-6036, option 4. The library is open from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.