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Fight Procrastination and Plan Your ‘Someday’ Now

September 14, 2015 • By

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The check is in the mail … I am going to get better organized … I need to plan for retirement…                                                            I am going to open a personal my Social Security account … If these promises sound familiar, you aren’t alone. Most of us procrastinate from time to time, and more than 20 percent of us are […]

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Disability Benefits: The Numbers Tell the Story

September 8, 2015 • By

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Social Security provides an economic lifeline to America’s workers through our benefit programs. We run the largest disability program in the nation. We want to make sure that everyone has a clear picture of the disability insurance program and of the people living with severe disabilities, who receive its benefits.

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Video Hearings at Social Security Increase Efficiency

August 31, 2015 • By

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If you received a denial on your application for Social Security benefits, and appealed to an administrative law judge, you may consider conducting your hearing through our remote video service delivery (VSD). VSD allows judges to hear cases from applicants in any geographic area using video and sound equipment.  Although similar to Skype, our state-of-the-art […]

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Replacing Your Medicare Card – Know Before You Go (Online)

August 27, 2015 • By

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Keeping your important personal documents safe can be challenging. We understand that, occasionally these important pieces of information can get lost.

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Your Friend, my Social Security

August 24, 2015 • By

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Everyone knows the value of a good friend. They give you advice and console you when you’re in need. On August 3, Friendship Day reminded us to acknowledge the people who are closest to us by thanking, loving, and spending quality time with them. Like a good friend, Social Security’s online services are always there […]

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Don’t Stand by … Speak Up!

August 20, 2015 • By

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August is National Bystander Awareness Month. As a bystander, you can play an essential role in preventing violence, wrongdoings, and fraud. Have you ever witnessed something that you knew was wrong and wondered if you should report it? Did you want to say something, but didn’t because you were afraid of negative consequences? Don’t be afraid, because […]

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Faith-Based Leaders Support Social Security

August 14, 2015 • By

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In the depths of the Great Depression, President Roosevelt and Congress established Social Security, a program that has lifted millions of people out of poverty. Three years prior to its adoption, the Federal Council of Churches called for passage of social security legislation.

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Simplify Your Life Week

August 6, 2015 • By

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You’re a busy person! Today’s world is fast-paced and leaves you with a lot to juggle each day. This is Simplify Your Life Week, and we’re here to help save you time and energy so you can spend more time on the things you enjoy. What if we told you there’s a place that can […]

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Single Working Women’s Week

August 3, 2015 • By

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We have a longstanding commitment to meeting the distinct needs of the single, working woman. By better understanding your benefits as a single woman, you can capture more Social Security income over your lifetime, and we want to show you how.

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Help Your Sister Retire Online — She’ll Thank You

July 30, 2015 • By

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The bond between siblings is a special one. You may have fond memories of learning to ride bikes, blowing bubbles, and sharing your favorite toys with one another. For Sunday’s National Sisters Day, we want to help you celebrate your relationships with your sisters – whether they’re your sisters by blood or by choice.

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