Special Events

A Veterans Day Message From Social Security’s Commissioner

November 8, 2019 • By

We live in the greatest Nation in the world. We have many generations of veterans to thank for that. I have the great fortune to have David Black—a 30 year Army veteran—as my Deputy Commissioner. Working with David reminds me that selfless sacrifice and excellent leadership are often characteristics of veterans. Thus, I am pleased […]

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Social Security Services for the Hispanic Community

October 3, 2019 • By

Social Security is with you throughout life’s journey. Hispanics make up our nation’s largest ethnic minority group with a population of 58.9 million, representing 18.1 percent of the nation’s total population. During Hispanic Heritage Month, we want to turn the spotlight on our services for the Hispanic community.

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Social Security Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

September 5, 2019 • By

Social Security touches the lives of every American. Hispanic Heritage Month begins on September 15 but we’re starting to celebrate a little earlier this year. Hispanics make up our nation’s largest ethnic minority group with a population of 57.5 million, according to 2016 statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau. In fact, Hispanic Americans form 17.8 […]

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Helping Veterans and Active Duty Military Members

May 16, 2019 • By

Social Security honors the people who risk their lives to protect our freedom. Our disability program is an important part of our obligation to wounded warriors and their families. For military members who return home with injuries, Social Security is a resource they can turn to. If you know any wounded veterans, please let them […]

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Special delivery! Introducing Social Security’s Top 10 Baby Names of 2018

May 10, 2019 • By

Just arrived! Social Security is happy to announce the top baby names for 2018. We’re with you from day one, which makes us the source for the most popular baby names! For most people, Social Security starts at birth when they get their first Social Security card. We’re able to determine the most popular baby […]

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Social Security is now on the ‘Gram’

April 29, 2019 • By

Over the last decade, the way Social Security communicates with you has evolved to include electronic messages, through our social media channels. We spread our message about a lifetime of protections on Twitter, LinkedIn, our Facebook page,  and on our YouTube channel.

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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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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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Social Security and Black History Month

February 7, 2019 • By

In February, our nation honors African Americans by celebrating Black History Month. Recognizing our shared history is one way we can affirm our belief in freedom and democracy for all. For more than 80 years, Social Security has helped secure today and tomorrow with financial benefits, information, and tools for people of countless backgrounds and […]

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