Lizbeth Portalatin-Perez, Director for the Division of Strategic Communications

On the Go? You Can Still Use Social Security Online When Traveling

May 30, 2024 • By

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Social Security is here for you when you travel, whether you’re in the United States or in another country. Our online services page provides you with a wide variety of self-service options you can use on your mobile phone, tablet, or computer. Through our online services, you can:   Find out if you qualify for […]

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Representative Payees Help You Manage Your Social Security

April 25, 2024 • By

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Some people who receive monthly Social Security benefits or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments may need help managing their money. When we receive information that indicates you need help, we’ll work with you to find the most suitable representative payee to manage your benefits. A representative payee is someone who receives your monthly benefit payment […]

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Making the Most of America Saves Week 2024

April 4, 2024 • By

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America Saves Week, which runs from April 8 to 12 this year, is an excellent opportunity for organizations to promote good financial habits and for people to assess their own saving status. This year’s theme is “Saving for What Matters Most.” Planning and saving are key to a successful retirement. The earlier you start saving […]

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Need a New or Replacement Social Security Card? We’re Making it Easier!

March 19, 2024 • By

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Do you need a new or replacement Social Security card? Well, you’ve come to the right place! You may be able to complete, or at least start, your application on our website – and, if necessary, can even use our online scheduling tool to schedule an appointment at a local office. Get Started You can […]

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