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Your Retirement Planning Starts with Social Security

August 14, 2017 • By

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Right now is the perfect time to start planning for a secure, comfortable retirement. And you can count on Social Security to help you begin the process. First, we encourage you to set up an online my Social Security account so you can verify your lifetime earnings record and make sure you get credit for […]

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Have a Taste of our Many Online Services

July 10, 2017 • By

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July is National Ice Cream Month. Can everyone say yum? No matter your favorite flavor, ice cream brings a smile to almost everyone’s face. It’s synonymous with summer and laughter. The sound of an ice cream truck’s instrumental jingle still makes me want to run out of the house and chase it to buy a […]

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It’s More Convenient Than Ever to Apply for Social Security Benefits

July 6, 2017 • By

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You’ve worked hard your whole life, and receiving your Social Security benefits should be the icing on the cake at your retirement party. We’re working hard to make it as quick and seamless as possible for you to apply for benefits from Social Security. Simply visit our Apply for Social Security Benefits page to get started. […]

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Focus on Retirement Planning — It’s Your Future

June 29, 2017 • By

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When most people begin their career, retirement is the farthest thing from their mind. Instead, they focus on trying to purchase a home, start a family, or perhaps save money for travel. Retirement seems so far away for many younger people that they delay putting aside money. However, it’s very important to save for the […]

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On Vacation- Social Security Is Still Here For You

June 26, 2017 • By

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Summer is here and millions of vacationers are packing their bags to visit a new locale and soak up some sunshine. You might be traveling quite a ways. You’re used to staying connected to important information like your bank accounts and social networks, especially on the go. Social Security is there in the same way […]

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Social Security Has a Basket of Useful Offerings

June 2, 2017 • By

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Who doesn’t love sharing a summer picnic with friends and family? Whether you plan one for everyone on your block or a quiet afternoon for two, you’ll need to bring a basket full of delectable goodies. When you’re sharing dishes with loved ones, whether you’re at home or away, you’ll be sure to make everyone […]

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The Importance of Social Security Survivors Benefits

May 31, 2017 • By

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Most people don’t like to think about death. We plan for life, for that day when we retire, for the places we’ll go and the things that we’ll do then. Unfortunately, death is a part of life we must prepare for. The death of a worker is devastating for the entire family, not only emotionally, […]

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What Your Grandchild Can Teach You About Social Security

May 25, 2017 • By

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If using the internet feels like a challenge, let your grandchild be your guide. You’ll get your business done online, and they’ll be proud to have helped their grandparent. Take advantage of your grandchild’s computer skills and navigate Social Security’s website together! Once your grandchild has explained the basics of going online, you can use […]

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Adding Additional Security to Protect What’s Important to You

May 4, 2017 • By

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Social Security continues to evaluate and improve how we protect what’s important to you. We take this responsibility seriously, and we have a robust cyber-security program in place to help protect the personal information you entrust to us. Adding additional security measures to safeguard your personal information — but making them easy to use — […]

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Three Steps for Women to Secure Their Financial Future

April 28, 2017 • By

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At Social Security, we know that preparedness is the key to a secured financial future. The steps you take today will shape your life when you’re no longer working. For women, it’s especially important to be ready when retirement comes knocking. In 2014, the Census Bureau reported that women usually earn 79 cents for every […]

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