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3 Things You Can Do to Prepare for Retirement Right Now

April 12, 2018 • By

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Whether you just started seriously planning or are ready to retire, Social Security is the place to start. We’re with you throughout life’s journey, and that includes retirement planning! The first thing you should remember is that Social Security replaces only a portion of your pre-retirement earnings. Most financial advisers say you will need about […]

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How to Create a my Social Security Account

April 9, 2018 • By

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A personal my Social Security account is one of the most important tools in your online services tool belt. A my Social Security account puts you in control of your Social Security record. Opening an account is quick, secure, and easy. Check out our infographic on how you can create your personal my Social Security account […]

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National Social Security Month Shines a Light on Our Online Services

April 5, 2018 • By

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In April, we celebrate National Social Security Month, and highlight our agency’s mission and purpose. We’re with you throughout life’s journey — from birth, to marriage, and into retirement — and we’re always searching for ways to give you easy and secure access to everything we offer. We are constantly expanding our online services to […]

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It’s National Social Security Month!

April 2, 2018 • By

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National Social Security Month is celebrated in April and is dedicated to educating you about Social Security programs and services.  From programs that help support you through life’s journey, to services that help put you in control, to systems that help protect what’s important to you, Social Security is committed to helping secure today and […]

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1 Month Until Tax Day. Social Security Can Help You Prepare!

March 15, 2018 • By

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This year the tax return filing deadline, or Tax Day, falls on April 17. Individual income tax returns are due to federal and state governments. Social Security can help you prepare:

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How Social Security Helps Women Secure Today and Tomorrow

March 1, 2018 • By

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March is Women’s History Month — a time to focus not just on the past, but also on the challenges women continue to face in the 21st century. Today, more women are working than ever before, paying Social Security taxes, and earning credit toward monthly retirement income. With longer life expectancies than men, women tend […]

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Get a Replacement Social Security Tax Form Online With Ease

February 1, 2018 • By

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It’s that time of year again. Preparing for tax season can seem overwhelming. Some forms and paperwork might be difficult to track down. If you misplaced your Benefits Statement or haven’t received it by the end of January, we’ve made it easy to go online to get a replacement with a personal my Social Security account.

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10 Handy Ways to Use Social Security Online

December 7, 2017 • By

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There are many easy ways to use our website. Here are some common and not-so common uses: Apply for Social Security benefits online, of course! This is the fastest, most convenient way to apply for retirement, spouses, disability, or Medicare benefits, without visiting a local office or calling to speak to a representative.

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How You Can Grow Your Social Security Benefits Beyond Retirement Age

November 30, 2017 • By

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For more and more Americans, reaching retirement age no longer means the end of an active working life. Many people are choosing to work past the age of 65, according to the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. If you’re willing and able, maintaining gainful employment later in life could go a long way […]

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Improve Your Retirement with a my Social Security Account

October 23, 2017 • By

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September was National Self-Improvement Month, but it’s always a good time to focus on your health and wellness. While you do that, make sure your retirement is healthy, too, by opening a secure, personal my Social Security account.

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