Dawn Bystry, Acting Associate Commissioner, Office of Strategic and Digital Communications

Social Security is Here When You’re Ready for Retirement

January 26, 2023 • By

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When you think you’re ready to retire, we’re here to help you make an informed decision about when to apply for benefits. You should decide based on your individual and family circumstances. Would it be better for you to start getting benefits early with a smaller monthly amount over a longer period? Or perhaps wait […]

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This New Year, Learn About Social Security Online

January 12, 2023 • By

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Social Security programs touch the lives of more than 70 million people. We work hard to ensure critical benefits and other services are accessible to you. Consider the start of the new year as an opportunity for you to engage with Social Security online. This begins with creating your free and secure personal my Social […]

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Happy Holidays from Social Security

December 22, 2022 • By

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The holiday season brings us feelings of warmth and joy. At Social Security, we want you to know we share the same joy when it comes to serving you, whether it be in person, by telephone, or online. Our online services are available to help you do business with us in an easy, convenient, and […]

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New Start Dates for Medicare Part B Coverage Coming in 2023

November 17, 2022 • By

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Changes are coming next year for Medicare Part B coverage. What is not changing: If you are eligible at age 65, your Initial Enrollment Period (IEP): Begins three months before your 65th birthday. Includes the month of your 65th birthday. Ends three months after your 65th birthday. If you are automatically enrolled in Medicare Part […]

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my Social Security: It’s Not Just for Retirees

September 8, 2022 • By

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You don’t have to be retired or even close to retirement to benefit from a personal my Social Security account. Calling or visiting a local Social Security office probably is rarely necessary once you have one. You can do much of your business with us online. With your personal my Social Security account, you can: Request […]

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Social Security Serves People Like You: Veterans, Women, LGBTQ+, and More

August 11, 2022 • By

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We have provided vital benefits and services to hard working Americans for nearly 90 years. America has an increasingly diverse population with a variety of needs. To meet those diverse needs, we’ve created webpages that speak directly to groups of people who may need information about our programs and services. Veterans We proudly serve wounded […]

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Three Online Social Security Musts

August 4, 2022 • By

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It’s never been easier to do business with us online. Often there is no need to call or visit an office. Here are three webpages that can make your life easier: Create Your Personal my Social Security Account. Did you know you already have access to much of your Social Security information? All you need […]

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Why It’s Important to Report Life Changes to Us

July 28, 2022 • By

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Did you know that certain life changes can affect your Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments? Sometimes your circumstances may change after you apply for or begin to receive SSI. When that happens, it’s important for you to tell us about these changes. This will ensure that you receive the benefits to which you’re eligible. Types […]

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Social Security Online: Your First and Best Place to Start

July 14, 2022 • By

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More than likely you do not have to visit a Social Security office to do business with us. You might not have to call, either. Our Online Services webpage provides you a wide variety of self-service options you can use on your phone, tablet, or computer. You can even apply for retirement, disability, or Medicare […]

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Social Security Supports Teachers Online

July 7, 2022 • By

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The past two years have been difficult for everyone, including educators and students. Our nation’s teachers have adapted and provided for their students in so many ways. We continue to honor all educators who prepare our children for the future. We know that well-informed instructors can have a powerful and positive influence on their students. […]

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