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Your Personal my Social Security Account and Your Career

May 12, 2022 • By

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Your online personal my Social Security account is here for you at every stage of your career. You don’t have to be retired or even close to retirement to benefit from it. Most people can conduct their business with us online with their account without contacting us, whether they receive benefits or not. If you are […]

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New Statement Fact Sheet for People with Limited Earnings

April 28, 2022 • By

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If you have a personal my Social Security account, you can view your Social Security Statement online to learn about your future benefits and recent earnings history. The Statement also includes fact sheets that provide helpful information based on your age group and earnings situation. We recently released a new fact sheet specifically for people […]

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The Affordable Connectivity Program Can Help SSI Recipients Get Internet Access

March 24, 2022 • By

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Internet access is now necessary for work, school, healthcare, and more. However, for many households, it remains unaffordable. The Federal Communications Commission wants everyone to access reasonably priced internet services. We recently launched a new program to reduce the cost of getting online. The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) provides a discount of up to: $30 […]

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HeartBrothers Foundation is Spreading the Word About Compassionate Allowances

February 17, 2022 • By

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People diagnosed with heart failure face a challenging health journey—and the last thing they should have to worry about is finances. Many heart failure patients rely on Social Security disability benefits to help cover living expenses while they can’t work to support themselves and their families. That’s why it’s so important for people with heart […]

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Tax Season: What To Know If You Get Social Security or Supplemental Security Income

February 8, 2022 • By

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It’s tax season once again. It’s important to read this blog even if your earnings or benefits don’t require you to file a federal tax return. You may be entitled to special tax credits that can mean extra cash to help you with expenses. These tax credits are available even if you receive Supplemental Security […]

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Early Signs of Parkinson’s Disease and How to Address Them

February 3, 2022 • By

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Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder that affects the brain cells that produce dopamine—a chemical messenger in the brain which helps control movement. When the brain cannot produce enough dopamine, symptoms can appear: Motor (movement) symptoms include issues with balance, slowness of movement, and limb stiffness. Non-motor (non-movement) symptoms include anxiety, sleep disorders, depression, and […]

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4 Questions About Social Security That Can Help You Plan Your Retirement

January 27, 2022 • By

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Social Security benefits are part of the retirement plan of almost every American worker. If you’re among the many people covered under Social Security, you should know what your future benefit may be. These monthly payments may be a vital part of your retirement income. We base your benefit payment on how much you earned […]

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Take Control with Social Security Online

January 6, 2022 • By

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We continue to add more services you can access through your secure my Social Security account. Use your personal my Social Security account to check your Social Security record and complete your business conveniently and securely from home or on the go. If you do not currently receive benefits, you can: Request a replacement Social Security […]

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Social Security Survivors Benefits Explained

December 16, 2021 • By

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We are here for surviving family members when a worker dies. In the event of your death, certain members of your family may be eligible for survivors’ benefits. These include widows and widowers, divorced widows and widowers, children, and dependent parents. The amount of benefits your survivors receive depends on your lifetime earnings. The higher […]

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

November 10, 2021 • By

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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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