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Social Security’s Benefits for Children

May 26, 2016 • By

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Social Security is with you through life’s journey — from birth, to death, and even beyond, by helping to care for surviving dependents. Every year, about 4.4 million children receive monthly benefits because one or both of their parents are disabled, retired, or deceased. When a parent becomes disabled or dies, Social Security benefits help […]

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A Constant Quest to Improve Our Online Services

May 23, 2016 • By

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We know you’re busy and need ways to be more productive. Our online services make it possible for you to conduct business with us when and where it’s convenient for you. Our goal is to provide you with world-class service and our online services are a convenient, cost-effective, and secure way for us to better […]

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A Lasting Way to Show Your Love

May 19, 2016 • By

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Springtime is upon us and love is in the air! Valentine’s Day may be but a memory and the storefront displays have moved on to new holidays, but you can still express your feelings in a meaningful way. A powerful way to prove your love is to show that you care about a family member […]

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Don’t Be a Scam Victim—You’re in Control

May 16, 2016 • By

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With the tax season wrapping up, scammers are out in full force. Perhaps you received a phone call demanding payment from the IRS. They may threaten you with legal action if you do not pay immediately, or say things like, “we are sending the police to arrest you.” While these calls may seem scary, it […]

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Planning Now Cuts Back on Future Uncertainty

May 12, 2016 • By

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An old saying tells us that death and taxes are the only guarantees in life. While we know it’s inevitable, death is not something we like to think about. The loss of a loved one is overwhelming. It can leave you devastated, uncertain of what steps to take. This is especially true when you lose […]

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OPM and SSA Partner to Meet the Need for Additional Administrative Law Judges

May 10, 2016 • By

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Every day agencies across the Federal Government come together to provide important services to the American people. This spring, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) joined forces to recruit prospective candidates for administrative law judge (ALJ) positions. ALJs are integral to SSA and other agencies to make impartial decisions […]

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Social Security’s Commitment to Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders

May 9, 2016 • By

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During the month of May, we observe Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AANHPIHM) Heritage Month in the United States. We celebrate the accomplishments of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders and the countless ways they enrich our nation. Like America, AA and NHPI communities draw strength from the diversity of […]

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A Special Arrival! Top 10 Baby Names of 2015

May 5, 2016 • By

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Just delivered! Social Security is happy to announce the arrival of the top baby names of 2015! For almost 20 years, we’ve been the authority on the most popular baby names based on requests for Social Security numbers for newborns. We reveal the top names for boys and girls each year, and our records date […]

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Ancient Wisdom Applies to Today and Tomorrow

May 4, 2016 • By

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During May 1 to 8 Social Security is joining forces with faith-based and community groups across the country to increase awareness about their programs and services. The theme for this Faith Week of Action is “Shining a Light on Your Lifelong Protections.” One of the common misconceptions about Buddhism is that it is detached from […]

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Recognizing Those Who Make it All Possible

May 2, 2016 • By

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Public Service Recognition Week, May 1-7, is a special time to celebrate those who serve our country as federal, state, county and local government employees. This year’s theme is “Honoring Our Public Servants.” Did you find this Information helpful? Yes No Thanks for your feedback!

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