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Get Educated about Your Social Security Benefits

January 7, 2016 • By

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Summer’s just a memory, the days are cooler, and children are comfortably settling in their back-to-school routines. You should take this time to “hit the books” and learn more about what Social Security offers at our website. If you’ve been to our website before, you’ll notice the new homepage is even better. We redesigned it […]

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New Year’s Resolution: Get a my Social Security Account

January 4, 2016 • By

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The holidays are over, and a new year is upon us. Now that you have no more holiday parties to attend or gifts to buy, you’re probably kicking off the New Year with your resolutions to improve your life. With a healthy, new you in mind, you got a shiny new gym membership and revamped […]

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My Reflections on Public Service

December 28, 2015 • By

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As we culminate our 80th anniversary celebration and end 2015, I find myself reflecting on our accomplishments. As part of the recognition of our 80th anniversary celebration, we asked our employees to share their stories of why they serve. A recurring theme was: I serve because I enjoy working with the public providing services that […]

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Give Yourself the Gift of Healthcare

December 11, 2015 • By

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Have you finished your holiday shopping? Did you find something special for each person you hold dear? What about for you? When we focus on giving — of our time and with presents — it’s easy to forget about getting ourselves an important item. We seldom think about our own healthcare coverage during the holidays. […]

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Reporting Changes is Your Responsibility

December 10, 2015 • By

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If you receive benefits from Social Security, you have a legal obligation to report changes, which could affect your eligibility for disability, retirement, and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. You must report any changes that may affect your benefits immediately, and no later than 10 days after the end of the month in which the […]

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Happy Holidays

December 8, 2015 • By

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Click on the picture above to watch Acting Commissioner Carolyn W. Colvin’s holiday message. Did you find this Information helpful? Yes No Thanks for your feedback!

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Medicare Open Enrollment: Five Things You Need to Do

November 30, 2015 • By

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Routines help keep us focused, organized, and even healthy. However, if your health routine doesn’t include preparing for Medicare’s Open Enrollment, now’s the time to kick-start a new healthy habit. If you have a Medicare health or prescription drug plan, you should review and compare coverage options. The Open Enrollment runs through December 7 and […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 26, 2015 • By

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Thankful for Access to Healthcare

November 25, 2015 • By

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Thanksgiving is the time we reflect on what we’re thankful for. As it happens, this is also open enrollment season for the Affordable Care Act. Embracing the spirit of both events, I’m thankful for access to quality, affordable healthcare and for my son’s health. Did you find this Information helpful? Yes No Thanks for your […]

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Social Security Helps Children Struck by Cancer and Other Illnesses

November 23, 2015 • By

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About 13,000 children receive cancer diagnoses each year. And, while every case isn’t fatal, about a quarter of children diagnosed with cancer won’t survive. Those who do survive may suffer with the disease for many years. While Social Security can’t help with a cure, we can offer financial support to children with cancer or any […]

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