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My Social Security’s Four Super Powers

November 23, 2021 • By

Did you know having a personal my Social Security account is almost like having super powers? Think about it. It protects you, and you can even look into your financial future. Check out these four features that can empower all working Americans who pay into Social Security. Saves You Time You may think you need […]

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Veterans and Active Duty Military Members: Social Security Has Your Back!

November 10, 2021 • By

Every year on Veterans Day, we honor the people who risk their lives to protect our country. Our disability program is part of our obligation to wounded warriors and their families. Social Security is an important resource for military members who return home with injuries. If you know a wounded veteran, please let them know […]

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Social Security Can Help You Start or Return to Work

November 4, 2021 • By

If you rely on Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and want to start or return to work, we can help. Ticket to Work (Ticket) is a program that supports career development for SSDI beneficiaries and SSI recipients who want to work and progress toward financial independence. The Ticket […]

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Our New Customer Feedback Survey Helps Us Serve You Better

October 28, 2021 • By

We recently launched our new Customer Feedback Survey. We encourage you to tell us how we’re doing by completing a brief survey on our Customer Feedback page. Your feedback is anonymous, doesn’t collect your personal information, and you can use it to rate your experience online, on the phone, and in your local Social Security […]

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Save Time Applying for SNAP and SSI

October 21, 2021 • By

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impose hardships, especially on people who face barriers to our services and benefits. We want you to know about other benefits you may be entitled to receive. This includes the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program – or SNAP. SNAP is a federal program – run by state agencies – that helps […]

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Social Security Services for the Hispanic Community

September 23, 2021 • By

At Social Security, we strive to deliver great customer service and easy-to-access information about our programs. Our Spanish-language website provides information for those whose primary language is Spanish. There, your family and friends can learn about how to get a Social Security card, plan for retirement, apply for benefits, manage their benefits, and much more. […]

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Social Security 2021 Trustees Report

August 31, 2021 • By

Today, the Social Security Board of Trustees released its annual report on the long-term  financial status of the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and Disability Insurance Trust Funds. Want to learn more? Read our press release. Join us on Facebook Live on Wednesday, September 15, at 7 p.m. ET as we chat about the report. If […]

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New Online Options to Repay Overpayments

August 26, 2021 • By

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve expanded the online options for you to repay overpayments. If you have an overpayment debt, you may be eligible to make a full or partial payment using Pay.gov or your bank’s online bill pay option. Pay.gov is a secure online service provided by the Department of the Treasury. Only […]

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How Our Expanded Compassionate Allowances Program Helps People with Severe Disabilities

August 16, 2021 • By

On August 16, 2021, Kilolo Kijakazi, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, announced 12 new Compassionate Allowances conditions. Compassionate Allowances is an initiative that quickly identifies severe medical conditions and diseases that meet our standards for disability benefits. “Everyone who is eligible for benefits under the programs we administer should receive them,” said Acting Commissioner Kijakazi. […]

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What Did You Earn At Your First Job? Social Security Can Tell You

July 8, 2021 • By

Ever wonder what you earned the year you worked your first job? Or perhaps any other year you worked? We can tell you. Your earnings history is a record of your progress toward your future Social Security benefits. We keep track of your earnings so we can pay you the benefits you’ve earned over your […]

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