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How Social Security Helps Women Secure Today and Tomorrow

March 1, 2018 • By

March is Women’s History Month — a time to focus not just on the past, but also on the challenges women continue to face in the 21st century. Today, more women are working than ever before, paying Social Security taxes, and earning credit toward monthly retirement income. With longer life expectancies than men, women tend […]

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Social Security Collaborates with America Saves Week

February 23, 2018 • By

A secure retirement is created from a lifetime of planning and saving. Each year, American Savings Education Council and America Saves coordinate America Saves Week. The week is an opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior and a chance for individuals to assess their own saving status. For years, Social Security has collaborated with […]

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Social Security Celebrates Black History Month

February 8, 2018 • By

In February, we honor African Americans by celebrating Black History Month. Created in 1926, this event coincides with Abraham Lincoln’s and Frederick Douglass’s birthdays. African American communities have celebrated these birthdays together for over 90 years. Honoring our shared history is one way we can remember that we believe in freedom and democracy for all. […]

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Celebrating Our Nation’s Diversity

January 11, 2018 • By

January 15 is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a federal holiday and a day of remembrance. Martin Luther King, Jr. dedicated his life to creating and fostering equal rights for African Americans, and he died during his efforts to make his dream a reality. Diversity of skills, knowledge, and perspective is what you want when […]

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Five Ways Social Security Serves Our Veterans

November 9, 2017 • By

On Veterans Day, we honor the men and women who proudly serve our country. Social Security is committed to helping our veterans. One of our priorities is to constantly improve the quality of service we provide to them and their families. Here are five Social Security benefits every veteran should know about:

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Hispanic Heritage Month – Social Security Answers Your Most Popular Questions

October 5, 2017 • By

It’s Hispanic Heritage Month, a time when we celebrate the contributions and cultural richness of Hispanics in the U.S. Hispanics have influenced many facets of American life, from language to our cultural development. They play a crucial role in our country, and during this month of celebration, we want to turn the spotlight on the […]

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Three Things Every Family Should Do When Expecting a New Baby

July 31, 2017 • By

Your nine-digit Social Security number is your first and continuous link with Social Security. That’s why when you have a baby, one of the first things on your “to do” list, besides picking a name, should be to get your newborn a Social Security number. Then, you can take the time to learn about the […]

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A New Opportunity to Continue Serving

July 27, 2017 • By

The Social Security Administration (SSA) recognizes the sacrifices of the men and women who proudly serve our country. We are committed to helping you secure today and tomorrow. The ending of your military career can be the beginning of a rewarding one in public service.

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What Same-Sex Couples Need to Know

June 8, 2017 • By

For more than 80 years, Social Security has helped secure today and tomorrow for many Americans. On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, holding that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry in all states. Social Security recognizes same-sex couples’ marriages in all states, and some […]

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Social Security Supports National Cancer Survivors Day

June 5, 2017 • By

In 2017, more than a million people will be diagnosed with cancer around the world. This alarming statistic affects people and families everywhere. Chances are, you know someone who has been affected by this terrible disease. On June 4, we observe National Cancer Survivors Day in the United States. In support of this day, Social […]

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