When it comes to going to the Social Security office, a lot of people cringe at the thought. Long lines and wait times are just the beginning and it doesn’t get much better. In today’s age, you can manage your own Social Security profile and execute many critical moves yourself online. By setting up a free MySocialSecurity account at www.ssa.gov, you can manage many details as well as protect against fraud. On this site you can do things like estimating your Social Security benefits, reviewing your earnings history, apply for Medicare benefits and even appeal a Social Security decision. Take a look at the website and pull up your current benefits statement.