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Save Your Place in Line with Mobile Check-in Express

October 19, 2023 • By

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Our Mobile Check-In Express feature makes it easier to check in if you must visit a Social Security office. To use Mobile Check-In Express, scan the QR code located at your local Social Security office. This will allow you to check in for: Scheduled and non-scheduled appointments. Services—including requesting a replacement Social Security card, a […]

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Social Security Benefits Increase in 2024

October 12, 2023 • By

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More than 71 million Americans will see a 3.2% increase in their Social Security benefits and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments in 2024. On average, Social Security retirement benefits will increase by more than $50 per month starting in January. Federal benefit rates increase when the cost-of-living rises, as measured by the Department of Labor’s […]

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Prioritizing Mental Health for Our Veterans

October 5, 2023 • By

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Mental health is a critical aspect of overall well-being — it’s integral to our happiness. Mental health issues can significantly impact a person’s quality of life by making it difficult to work, maintain relationships, and enjoy activities that they love. For our nation’s veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and anxiety, these effects […]

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Protecting Your Retirement Money

September 28, 2023 • By

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World Investor Week, which kicks off October 2, is a great opportunity for investors to learn how to avoid scams. It’s particularly important for those planning their retirement to learn how to protect their hard-earned retirement money against fraud. The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Office of Investor Education and Advocacy provides online resources to […]

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Celebrating 50 Years of the Rehabilitation Act

September 26, 2023 • By

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This year, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. This law prohibits disability-related discrimination in programs that are run by federal agencies or receive federal funding. It also protects federal employees and contractors from discrimination. Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act requires that federal contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to […]

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Selling Your Business To Help Fund Your Retirement

September 21, 2023 • By

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Most business owners are hyper-focused on growing their business and legacy. But at some point, they must consider and plan for their exit and retirement. If you are considering selling your business, there are some steps you should take now to set yourself up for success later. The NAWBO | National Association of Women Business […]

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Social Security Services for the Hispanic Community

September 18, 2023 • By

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We strive 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 benefits, and much more. You can also learn […]

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Learn about Overpayments and Our Process

September 14, 2023 • By

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The Social Security Administration works to ensure that we pay the right person the right amount at the right time, and our payment accuracy rates are high. Given the magnitude of the benefits we pay each year—$1.4 trillion in benefits to more than 70 million people—and complexity of the programs we administer, overpayments can happen. […]

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Access Your Earnings History with my Social Security

September 7, 2023 • By

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It may have been years or even decades since you thought about how much you earned at your first job. Did you know that you can find out how much you made that first year? Or any year you worked? Your earnings history is a record of your progress toward your future Social Security benefits. […]

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Apply for Social Security Benefits Online

August 31, 2023 • By

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Did you know you can do much of your business online with Social Security? This means no need to call or visit a local Social Security office. You can take your time completing our online applications and even save your progress to return to later. You can apply online for: Retirement or Spouse’s Benefits You […]

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