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Your Friend, my Social Security

August 24, 2015 • By

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Everyone knows the value of a good friend. They give you advice and console you when you’re in need. On August 3, Friendship Day reminded us to acknowledge the people who are closest to us by thanking, loving, and spending quality time with them. Like a good friend, Social Security’s online services are always there […]

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Don’t Stand by … Speak Up!

August 20, 2015 • By

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August is National Bystander Awareness Month. As a bystander, you can play an essential role in preventing violence, wrongdoings, and fraud. Have you ever witnessed something that you knew was wrong and wondered if you should report it? Did you want to say something, but didn’t because you were afraid of negative consequences? Don’t be afraid, because […]

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They Comfort and Assist. Let’s Celebrate Them

August 17, 2015 • By

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The word “friend” conjures images of laughter and warmth. Friends stand by each other through good and bad times. They’re supportive, encouraging, and they come in all shapes and sizes — and sometimes with a wet nose and fur. Social Security celebrates four-legged helpers who aren’t only friends, but family and heroes: assistance dogs. Did […]

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Faith-Based Leaders Support Social Security

August 14, 2015 • By

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In the depths of the Great Depression, President Roosevelt and Congress established Social Security, a program that has lifted millions of people out of poverty. Three years prior to its adoption, the Federal Council of Churches called for passage of social security legislation. Did you find this Information helpful? Yes No Thanks for your feedback!

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Why I Serve

August 13, 2015 • By

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On the eve of Social Security’s 80th anniversary, we want to share a personal moment with you. Did you find this Information helpful? Yes No Thanks for your feedback!

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Celebrating the Past and Building the Future

August 10, 2015 • By

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Social Security turns 80 this week. That’s right; we’re the new octogenarian in town! We began celebrating last month. On July 23, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, Carolyn W. Colvin, hosted a 90-minute commemorative event on Capitol Hill, to highlight our agency’s history and to illuminate our way forward. U.S. Senator Ben Cardin of Maryland […]

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Simplify Your Life Week

August 6, 2015 • By

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You’re a busy person! Today’s world is fast-paced and leaves you with a lot to juggle each day. This is Simplify Your Life Week, and we’re here to help save you time and energy so you can spend more time on the things you enjoy. What if we told you there’s a place that can […]

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Single Working Women’s Week

August 3, 2015 • By

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We have a longstanding commitment to meeting the distinct needs of the single, working woman. By better understanding your benefits as a single woman, you can capture more Social Security income over your lifetime, and we want to show you how. Did you find this Information helpful? Yes No Thanks for your feedback!

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Help Your Sister Retire Online — She’ll Thank You

July 30, 2015 • By

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The bond between siblings is a special one. You may have fond memories of learning to ride bikes, blowing bubbles, and sharing your favorite toys with one another. For Sunday’s National Sisters Day, we want to help you celebrate your relationships with your sisters – whether they’re your sisters by blood or by choice. Did […]

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Supporting the Americans with Disabilities Act

July 27, 2015 • By

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Social Security is committed to the principles and spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to improve the lives of our beneficiaries and our employees who have one or more disabilities. You may not like to think about the possibility of becoming disabled. However, if sometime in the future you find that you’re unable […]

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