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Social Security Launches Redesigned Website at SSA.gov

December 6, 2022 • By

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Starting today, visitors to SSA.gov will experience a fresh homepage and a new design to help them find what they need more easily. “SSA.gov is visited by over 180 million people per year and it is one of our most important tools for providing efficient and equitable access to service,” said Kilolo Kijakazi, Acting Commissioner […]

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Are Americans Financially Educated on Retirement Savings?

December 1, 2022 • By

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Financial education helps people learn about savings, credit, and loans. It also helps prepare people for life changes and to weather the unexpected. This knowledge is essential when planning for retirement. So, how prepared are U.S. adults for their future retirement? At the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE), we poll on key issues related […]

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We Want to Provide You with Timely, High Quality, and Accurate Service

November 22, 2022 • By

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Social Security Administration (SSA) employees demonstrate an unwavering commitment to serving the millions of people like you who turn to us for help each year. However, we cannot keep up with the demand for service and our annual fixed cost increases like salaries, rent, and guard services. The bottom line is that we need more funding to […]

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Self-Attestation is the Right Step for the Social Security Administration

November 14, 2022 • By

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The two most important parts of transition for many transgender, nonbinary, and gender diverse people are changing their name and correcting their gender marker on official records. This process often required jumping through many legal, medical and bureaucratic hoops.

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Supporting Veterans and Active Duty Military Members

November 10, 2022 • By

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Veterans Day is on Friday, November 11, 2022. Every year on this day, we honor all veterans who served our country and risked their lives to protect us. Our Wounded Warriors webpage is an important resource for military members who return home with injuries. If you know a wounded veteran, please let them know about […]

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Disability: Part of the Equity Equation

October 27, 2022 • By

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Everyday people with disabilities play an important role in a diverse and inclusive workforce. In recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), we’d like to tell you about Amy and her path to financial independence through work […]

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Helping Voters with Disabilities Participate in Our Democratic Process

October 6, 2022 • By

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During the 2022 midterm election, 38.3 million voters with disabilities will have the opportunity to participate in the democratic process. These voters may include you, one of your friends, or a family member. Voters with disabilities face unique obstacles when casting their ballots. The Help America Vote Act ensures that all voters with disabilities have […]

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Social Security Administration Establishing National Native American Office

October 4, 2022 • By

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Acting Commissioner Kilolo Kijakazi announced that the Social Security Administration (SSA) established an Office of Native American Partnerships within the Office of the Commissioner. New Office to Advocate for Tribes This office will elevate and centralize efforts to administer comprehensive programs and policies related to American Indians and Alaska Natives. It will enhance the agency’s […]

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There’s Still Time! Claim Your 2021 Child Tax Credit

September 29, 2022 • By

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Thanks to the American Rescue Plan, the Child Tax Credit was increased and expanded for 2021. Most families are eligible to receive the credit for their children. For families with qualifying children who did not turn 18 before the start of this year, the 2021 Child Tax Credit is worth $3,000 to $3,600 per child, […]

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How We Serve the Hispanic Community

September 22, 2022 • By

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Social Security strives to deliver great customer service and helpful information to everyone, including people who are more comfortable reading and speaking Spanish. Our Spanish-language website provides information about our programs and services. You can learn how to get a Social Security card, plan for retirement, apply for and manage benefits, and much more. You […]

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