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  • Improve Your Retirement with a my Social Security Account
    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. Registering only … Continue reading →(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)
  • New Wage Reporting Application
    On September 23, 2017, we released a new wage reporting application behind the my Social Security portal. Now, people who receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and their representative payees can report wages securely online. It’s faster and easier than ever … Continue reading →(Visited 11,087 times, 1,129 visits today)
  • Social Security Benefits to Increase in 2018
    When we announce the annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), there’s usually an increase in the Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefit amount people receive each month. Federal benefit rates increase when the cost of living rises, as measured by … Continue reading →(Visited 88,767 times, 913 visits today)
  • Hispanic Heritage Month – Social Security Answers Your Most Popular Questions
    It’s Hispanic Heritage Month, a time when we celebrate the contributions and cultural richness of Hispanics in the U.S. Hispanics have influenced many facets of American life, from language to our cultural development. They play a crucial role in our … Continue reading →(Visited 2,701 times, 17 visits today)
  • Extending a Helping Hand with Social Security
    It’s been said that the true measure of a society is found in how it treats its weakest and most helpless citizens. We celebrate National Good Neighbor Day on September 28 but we can continue this sentiment all year round … Continue reading →(Visited 5,182 times, 29 visits today)
  • Ticket to Work Puts People Back in the Driver’s Seat
    Social Security encourages people to rejoin the workforce when they are able. Ticket to Work is our free and voluntary program that helps people get vocational rehabilitation, training, job referrals, and other employment support services. This program is for people … Continue reading →(Visited 9,355 times, 14 visits today)
  • Working While Retired
    Retirement life is different for everyone. Social Security is here to secure today and tomorrow, whether you sail into the sunset or decide to continue working. Some of our rules allow you to receive Social Security retirement or survivor benefits … Continue reading →(Visited 29,893 times, 91 visits today)
  • Protecting Your Social Security
    At Social Security, protecting your personal information is more important than ever. We continue to evaluate and improve our robust cyber-security program to safeguard your information. The thing is, we can’t do it alone. You can help us secure your … Continue reading →(Visited 96,427 times, 1,593 visits today)
  • During Hurricane Season, Be Prepared with Electronic Payments
    Social Security is with you throughout life’s journey, especially during periods of hardship and tragedy. We want you to be ready when natural disasters, like Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, occur. When disaster strikes, you’ll need immediate access to your … Continue reading →(Visited 5,928 times, 12 visits today)
  • Do Your Patriotic Duty and Brush Up on Survivors Benefits with Social Security
    In 2009, Congress designated September 11 as a national day of service and remembrance for those who gave their lives in service to the nation. As we honor the sacrifices made on Patriot Day, it might be a good time … Continue reading →(Visited 7,445 times, 17 visits today)