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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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Catch Up on Your Facebook Live Events

May 4, 2018 • By

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 […]

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10 Handy Ways to Use Social Security Online

December 7, 2017 • By

There are many easy ways to use our website. Here are some common and not-so common uses: Apply for Social Security benefits online, of course! This is the fastest, most convenient way to apply for retirement, spouses, disability, or Medicare benefits, without visiting a local office or calling to speak to a representative.

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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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Securing Today and Tomorrow for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

May 18, 2017 • By

Social Security is proud to be your friend for life. Our agency touches the life of nearly every American, no matter where they are on their journey. We are there for you and your family through births, first jobs, marriages, and when you’re ready to sail into retirement. We are proud to serve people of […]

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Social Security is Important to Mothers

May 11, 2017 • By

Moms are a fundamental component of our society. The roles they play in our lives, as doctor, nurturer, teacher, taxi driver, cook, housekeeper, cheerleader, and more, are essential. At Social Security we see just how much mothers do every day. We understand their commitment. And we want to make sure that when the time comes, […]

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How Social Security Shares Data to Help You

April 10, 2017 • By

Social Security is with you throughout life’s journey — when you’re born, start working, get married, become disabled, lose a loved one, and when you retire. At every stage, we strive to make your interaction with us as seamless as possible. One way we do that is through our data exchange programs. Data exchange happens […]

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Our Top Ten Blogs

November 3, 2016 • By

Social Security is always looking for ways to improve how we communicate with you. It’s been a year-and-a-half since we joined the blogosphere, and we couldn’t be happier! This blog is exactly what we envisioned, an honest conversation with you about our programs, the topics that matter to you, and how our agency can better […]

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Social Security Funded Until 2034, and About Three-Quarters Funded for the Long Term; Many Options to Address the Long-Term Shortfall

June 22, 2016 • By

The Social Security Board of Trustees today released its 76th annual report to Congress on the financial status of the Social Security trust funds.  As a trustee of Social Security funds, I work with the other trustees to ensure the public is informed about the status of Social Security’s finances for the short term and […]

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2015: The Year In Review

January 11, 2016 • By

2015 was a special year for Social Security – we launched our very first blog, “Social Security Matters.” This blog has helped us cover the issues and concerns that are most important to our beneficiaries and their families. Thank you for reading our blog and joining the conversation about Social Security. We look forward to […]

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