Social Security engages with the public in a number of ways. From blog posts like this to news articles, and printed publications to tweets, we try to speak to as many people, in as many ways, as we can. Our Facebook Live events give you concise information in an easy-to-follow conversation.
Here are the topics from recent Facebook Live events:
- The Future of Social Security – Part 1. A conversation with Social Security’s Chief Actuary, Steve Goss, about the future of Social Security. Mr. Goss discusses the 2017 Trustees Report, explains key facts, and highlights important dates.
- The Future of Social Security – Part 2. Part two of a conversation with Social Security’s Chief Actuary, Steve Goss, who answers viewer questions about Social Security’s trust funds, benefit programs, the Cost of Living Adjustment, and more.
- How to Protect What’s Important to You. National Consumer Protection Week 2018. Learn important consumer protection tips and how to safeguard your identity. The Federal Trade Commission shares information on how to protect yourself and your loved ones from falling victim to scammers.
- 5 Things You Should Know About Retirement. William “BJ” Jarrett, director of Social Security’s Office of Public and Employee Communications, and Marietta Jelks, editor in chief of the Consumer Action Handbook, cover several key topics that you need to know before you start receiving Social Security retirement benefits.
These videos present our programs in a way that is easy to access and understand, to help keep you informed. You can share them with friends and family who are curious about preparing for retirement or the many programs Social Security provides.
Our next Facebook live event is on May 11 at 9:05 a.m. ET. Join us as we announce the arrival of the top baby names of 2017! For 20 years, Social Security has been America’s source for the most popular baby names based on requests for Social Security numbers for newborns. Each year, we reveal the top names for boys and girls. We invite you to take part in this annual tradition and find out if your or your child’s name made the top ranks!