How to Create a MySSS Account

A MySSS account allows you to conveniently file claims at the SSS without physically visiting their branches.  You can check your SSS contributions, update your membership information, apply for loans and other privileges, and other such activities, right at the convenience of your home or office.  You can do all these and more even afterContinue reading “How to Create a MySSS Account”

How To Check If You Are Eligible for SSS Maternity Benefit Based On Your Actual Monthly Contributions

I have been receiving a lot of questions on how a female SSS member can check (on her own) if she is eligible for maternity benefits from SSS. This is aside from the longer maternity leave days granted to all SSS female members this year. I noticed too that most of those who are askingContinue reading “How To Check If You Are Eligible for SSS Maternity Benefit Based On Your Actual Monthly Contributions”

All You Need to Know About the SSS Expanded Maternity Leave Benefit

The Implementing Rules and Regulations of RA No. 11210 or the 105-Day Expanded Maternity Leave Law has been released.  We are sharing with you the salient points of the IRR, for easier reference.  Note that this applies to all female workers that shall give birth, whether married or single, working in the private sector orContinue reading “All You Need to Know About the SSS Expanded Maternity Leave Benefit”

Download the SSS Mobile App Now!

Good news to all SSS members!  We can now conveniently access our SSS membership information by simply swiping our phone’s screen and tapping on the SSS mobile app. How does it work? Download the SSS Mobile App from Google Play Store (for Android users) and App Store (for Apple users). Your smartphone or tablet mustContinue reading “Download the SSS Mobile App Now!”

How to Compute for Your SSS Maternity Benefit

Female SSS members are entitled to maternity benefits.  Whether she is an employed member or is voluntarily contributing to the system, she must be granted the necessary financial support as her privilege under the SSS, provided she meets the basic documentary and contribution requirements of the system. How does one compute for her SSS maternityContinue reading “How to Compute for Your SSS Maternity Benefit”

How To Apply for the SSS Loan Restructuring Program

On Monday, April 2, 2018, the Social Security System (SSS) will once again open its doors to members who with unpaid obligations with the agency.  This is another opportunity that the state-run pension  fund is extending to members to allow them to settle overdue loans and regain their good standing with the SSS to avoidContinue reading “How To Apply for the SSS Loan Restructuring Program”

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?”

SSS Sickness Benefit: Everything You Need to Know

Getting sick is inevitable.  Whether you are an employee, a business person, or a stay-at-home parent, you will eventually have to take some rest to recuperate from a viral or bacterial infection.  Other times, you might get injured at work and will need some time off to heal and rehabilitate before you are able toContinue reading “SSS Sickness Benefit: Everything You Need to Know”