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my Social Security: What to Know about Signing Up or Signing In

January 20, 2022 • By

We want to help you get the services you need as quickly and safely as possible. Your personal my Social Security account is your gateway to doing business with us online. Whether you receive benefits now or in the future, you will want to create your personal my Social Security account or use the one you may already […]

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Military Service and Increased Social Security Benefits

January 13, 2022 • By

A misleading letter, from an unknown source, is circulating online that mentions a $1,200 special Social Security earnings credit for people who served in the military. We want to make sure veterans with active and inactive service have the appropriate information that they need and do not take unnecessary action. Under certain circumstances, special earnings […]

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Take Control with Social Security Online

January 6, 2022 • By

We continue to add more services you can access through your secure my Social Security account. Use your personal my Social Security account to check your Social Security record and complete your business conveniently and securely from home or on the go. If you do not currently receive benefits, you can: Request a replacement Social Security […]

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Social Security’s Top 10 Web Pages for 2021

December 30, 2021 • By

There’s no better place to do your business with us or get answers than on our website. We’re always working to improve our web pages and add online services to better serve you. Here are our top 10 web pages of 2021: Open your own personal my Social Security account, where you can verify your earnings, […]

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Update on Our Reentry Plans

December 22, 2021 • By

We want to give you an update on our preparations for returning our employees to local Social Security offices, a process called reentry. You may have seen a proposed reentry date of January 3, 2022 in the draft reentry plan that we provided to our unions, or in the media. While some executives reentered on […]

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Social Security Survivors Benefits Explained

December 16, 2021 • By

We are here for surviving family members when a worker dies. In the event of your death, certain members of your family may be eligible for survivors’ benefits. These include widows and widowers, divorced widows and widowers, children, and dependent parents. The amount of benefits your survivors receive depends on your lifetime earnings. The higher […]

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How To Get Your New Baby’s Social Security Number

December 9, 2021 • By

Welcoming a baby to your family is an exciting time. Doing paperwork – even for something as important as a Social Security number for your newborn – is probably one of the last things you want to do. We’ve made it easy. If your child is born in a hospital, the most convenient way to […]

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Diagnosed with Cancer? Social Security and Triage Cancer Can Help

December 2, 2021 • By

When people hear the dreaded words, “You have cancer,” many thoughts often overwhelm them. They think about their health, family, and mortality. They think about treatment options, oncologists, and cancer centers. What they typically don’t think about are the legal issues resulting from their diagnosis. However, questions around understanding their health insurance options, employment rights, […]

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My Social Security’s Four Super Powers

November 23, 2021 • By

Did you know having a personal my Social Security account is almost like having super powers? Think about it. It protects you, and you can even look into your financial future. Check out these four features that can empower all working Americans who pay into Social Security. Saves You Time You may think you need […]

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Guard Your Card: Protect What’s Important to You

November 18, 2021 • By

We encourage you not to carry your Social Security card with you every day. The best way to “Guard Your Card” is to keep it in a safe place and share it only when required, which is rare. In fact, in most cases, just knowing the Social Security number should be enough. In 49 states […]

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