How To File ECC Death Benefit Claims Through The My.SSS Portal

The Employees’ Compensation Commission (ECC) is a branch under the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) that takes care of the benefits due to workers who got sick, got injured, or passed away due to work-related situations and circumstances. Private and government employees are both entitled to these services and benefits from the ECC. IfContinue reading “How To File ECC Death Benefit Claims Through The My.SSS Portal”

How To Avail Of The SSS Short-term Loan Restructuring And Penalty Condonation Program

Do you have an outstanding short-term loan with the SSS that has remained unpaid for quite some time now? Are you afraid to inquire about it because you are sure that the penalties and interest charges may have already overtaken the principal amount? The SSS has some good news! Beginning November 15 up to FebruaryContinue reading “How To Avail Of The SSS Short-term Loan Restructuring And Penalty Condonation Program”

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?”