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Get All Your Federal Benefit Payments in One Account Using Direct Payment

September 3, 2020 • By

Direct deposit is the safest and most convenient way to receive your benefit payment. In 2013, the Department of the Treasury issued a mandate to move away from checks as a method to deliver federal benefit payments. Since then, almost 99 percent of our Social Security beneficiaries have their payments deposited directly into their bank […]

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Fight Procrastination by Changing Your Direct Deposit Early

September 6, 2018 • By

September 6 is National Fight Procrastination Day. With our busy lives, it is easy to fall into that cycle of constantly postponing some tasks because of other things we need to address right now. This may be true for you when it comes to changing your payment method for Social Security benefits. Unfortunately, procrastinating on […]

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During Hurricane Season, Be Prepared with Electronic Payments

September 14, 2017 • By

Social Security is with you throughout life’s journey, especially during periods of hardship and tragedy. We want you to be ready when natural disasters, like Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, occur. When disaster strikes, you’ll need immediate access to your funds. One of the best ways to prepare is to sign up to receive electronic […]

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

June 20, 2016 • By

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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A Constant Quest to Improve Our Online Services

May 23, 2016 • By

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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Your Friend, my Social Security

August 24, 2015 • By

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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Simplify Your Life Week

August 6, 2015 • By

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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Join the 19 Million People who have my Social Security Accounts

July 2, 2015 • By

At some point in his or her life, almost every American will need, or will at least be eligible for, Social Security benefits. Our website has quickly become our newest hub for many of our customers to conduct their business with us. Already more than half of our customers who apply for retirement or disability benefits, […]

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Getting the Most Out of Your Shiny New Tablet

June 22, 2015 • By

We know that you love your tablet and all the ways you can use it. Besides catching up with emails, chatting with your friends, or updating your social media accounts, it’s also easy to use your tablet to visit our website to learn more about our many online services. The convenience of doing business online, […]

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