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New Resource for Individuals Who Provide Care

November 14, 2019 • By

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During National Caregivers Month, we recognize and celebrate caregivers who provide comfort and care for people of all ages living with disabilities and illnesses.

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Traveling? You Can Still Access Social Security Online Resources

June 27, 2019 • By

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Summer is officially here and you might be planning a vacation or trip. Social Security is here for you when you’re traveling, whether it’s just a state away or when you’re overseas. Our Online Services page directs you to a wide variety of useful links. Through our online services, you can:

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Replace Your Social Security Card Online

May 2, 2019 • By

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Need to replace your lost or misplaced Social Security card? If you live in a qualifying state, our online application makes getting a replacement card easier than ever. There’s no need to sit in traffic or visit a local office or Card Center.

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Financial Literacy Month, A Perfect Time to Plan for Your Future

April 15, 2019 • By

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April is Financial Literacy Month and there’s no better time than right now to begin to save for your future. The earlier you start saving, the more you can accrue in a 401k individual retirement account and other types of IRAs. Social Security helps secure your future, but Social Security is only one part of […]

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See What You Can Do Online During National Social Security Month

April 4, 2019 • By

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In April, we celebrate National Social Security Month by letting you know what you can do online with a personal my Social Security account. Last month we featured how you can replace a lost or stolen Social Security card, get a copy of your 1099 (SSA-1099), and check the status of your Social Security benefit application […]

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April is National Social Security Month

March 29, 2019 • By

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April is National Social Security Month and this year we’re highlighting some of the time-saving features of a personal my Social Security account. Once you create an account, you’ll see that we already have your work history and secure information to estimate what you could receive once you start collecting benefits.  With your personal my Social […]

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Retire Online with Social Security, Quickly and Easily

January 10, 2019 • By

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The idea of applying for Social Security retirement benefits might seem daunting, but it’s not. There’s no need to visit an office. You don’t have to use the phone. We have an online retirement application that you can complete in as little as 15 minutes and from the comfort of your home or office. In […]

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How Social Security Serves American Indians and Alaska Natives

November 19, 2018 • By

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Social Security honors and celebrates the rich culture and heritage of American Indians and Alaska Natives. We remember our commitment to be there with you throughout life’s journey during National Native American Heritage Month.

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Social Security Benefits to Increase in 2019

October 11, 2018 • By

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Each year we announce the annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA). Usually there is an increase in the Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefit amount people receive each month, starting the following January. By law, federal benefits increase when the cost of living rises, as measured by the Department of Labor’s Consumer Price Index for […]

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Need to Change Your Name on Your Social Security Card?

October 9, 2018 • By

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Are you changing your name? If so, let Social Security know so we can update your information, send you a corrected card, and make sure you get the benefits you’ve earned. To change your name on your card, you must show us documents proving your legal name change and identity. If you are a U.S. […]

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