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Lend a Helping Hand and You Can Make a Difference

July 21, 2016 • By

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Life can change in the blink of an eye. One moment you live in a warm, safe place; the next moment you can find yourself without a roof over your head. Who do you turn to? Where can you go? Did you find this Information helpful? Yes No Thanks for your feedback!

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If We Denied Your Application, You Can Appeal Online

July 18, 2016 • By

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Social Security offers you many options to conduct business with us online. Far gone are the days when you needed to visit our offices or call us on the phone to appeal a denial of your disability benefits. Now you can file an appeal online, even if you live outside of the United States! Did […]

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You Know What I Mean

July 14, 2016 • By

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We want our friends, family, and even business partners to know exactly what we’re saying when we say it. As a government agency that takes pride in serving our customers, we want you to understand our answers to your questions the first time, too. Did you find this Information helpful? Yes No Thanks for your […]

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Come See Their Faces, Learn the Facts

July 11, 2016 • By

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In times of tragedy and uncertainty, Social Security is a constant for America, a lifeline. Our Faces and Facts of Disability website is at the heart of who we are as an agency. We share the stories about people living with disabling conditions and receiving benefits from Social Security. The site puts a face and name to […]

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Your Social Security Statement is now at your fingertips

July 7, 2016 • By

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Have you ever received a Social Security Statement in the mail? You know, the one that shows all the earnings you’ve had each year and how much you could receive per month in Social Security benefits when you retire? The Statement contains crucial information workers need to plan for a comfortable retirement. Now, thanks to […]

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The American Dream is Alive

July 4, 2016 • By

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Now, more than ever, is a good time to reflect on diversity to build a better future, as a unified nation. Let’s celebrate our differences without forgetting our fundamental likeness. We are all Americans who believe in freedom and democracy for all. This is what the American dream is all about. Everyone deserves a comfortable […]

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Our New and Improved Same-Sex Couples Website

June 30, 2016 • By

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Social Security touches the lives of every member of the public. Our commitment is to treat all people with compassion and respect. This month, we joined the nation in celebrating LGBT Pride Month. The purpose of this commemorative month is to recognize the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals have had on history […]

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A Galaxy at Your Fingertips, Not Far Far Away

June 27, 2016 • By

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This past winter, Americans of all generations awakened to the newest film in the Star Wars franchise, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Many readers probably remember seeing the first Star Wars film in theaters in 1977. The advanced technology used by the Jedi and Sith in a galaxy far, far away seemed light years away. […]

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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

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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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With Social Security Online Services, You Don’t Need to Stretch the Day

June 20, 2016 • By

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It’s the summer solstice, longest day of the year. You have more time to accomplish all the things on your to-do list. Unfortunately, you can’t say the same for the days to follow. With busy schedules and constant multi-tasking, it seems like everyone is juggling the multiple chores and obligations of everyday life. That’s why […]

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