Darlynda Bogle, Assistant Deputy Commissioner

Five Things Parents and Guardians Can Learn on Our Website

April 25, 2019 • By

Our programs and services have evolved to accommodate the unique needs of families, especially the children in your care. Our website for Parents and Guardians includes information about the benefits available for children. Here are five things you can learn more about on our Parents and Guardians page:

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Financial Literacy Month, A Perfect Time to Plan for Your Future

April 15, 2019 • By

April is Financial Literacy Month and there’s no better time than right now to begin to save for your future. The earlier you start saving, the more you can accrue in a 401k individual retirement account and other types of IRAs. Social Security helps secure your future, but Social Security is only one part of […]

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Receive Social Security Benefits? Keep Your Address Up-to-Date with my Social Security

April 8, 2019 • By

Keeping your address up to date with a my Social Security account helps us mail your important documents to the correct place. If you receive benefits, you can use my Social Security to update your address. If you’ve moved recently, updating your information sooner rather than later will help us deliver important documents to you, […]

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April is National Social Security Month

March 29, 2019 • By

April is National Social Security Month and this year we’re highlighting some of the time-saving features of the my Social Security account. Once you create an account, you’ll see that we already have your work history and secure information to estimate what you could receive once you start collecting benefits.  With your personal my Social […]

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Get Your Social Security Benefit Statement (SSA-1099)

March 14, 2019 • By

Now that it’s tax season, you might be gathering all of your forms and documentation from the previous year. Sometimes getting all that material together — receipts for donations, business expenses, and travel — can be overwhelming. And losing one vital piece can take up time that you might not be able to spare. The […]

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Who to Contact: Social Security or Medicare?

February 28, 2019 • By

Sometimes it’s confusing to know who to contact and for what. Social Security and Medicare offer related services, so people aren’t always certain who does what. This “cheat sheet” can help. Contact Social Security to:

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Social Security Benefits: a Lifetime of Protections for Your Loved Ones

February 14, 2019 • By

At Social Security, we know how much your loved ones mean to you—that’s why our promise of lifetime protections extends to them. When you work and pay Social Security taxes, some of your immediate family may also qualify to receive benefits on your record. We pay benefits to:

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