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April 12, 2018
There is no charge to obtain a Social Security number and card. This and many other services offered by Social Security are available free of charge. (Submitted photo)
Thirteen fearless things to know about your Social Security number
April 12, 2018 - 11:14pm
April 9, 2018
For decades, Social Security has been providing valuable information and tools to help you build financial security. (Submitted photo)
Five facts you might not know about Social Security
April 9, 2018 - 10:48am
March 2, 2018
Retirement and disability benefits through Social Security are paid out on the same day of every month, though that date may vary from person to person, based on your birth date and other factors. (Submitted photo)
Easily access your benefit statement for 2017
March 2, 2018 - 8:00am
February 24, 2018
Social Security collaborates with America Saves Week, Feb. 26-March 3, to promote our shared mission of helping millions of people prepare for their future. (Submitted photo)
Black History Month celebrates African Americans, shared heritage
February 24, 2018 - 5:00pm
February 9, 2018
It may be very important to the future of you and your family to know if you're eligible to receive retirement benefits from an ex-spouse. (Submitted photo)
Ex-spouse benefits and how they may affect you
February 9, 2018 - 2:00pm
January 27, 2018
“Rosie the Riveter” is an American icon who represented women working in factories during World War II. These women learned new jobs and filled in for the men who were away at war. (Submitted photo)
Rosie the Riveter: A working woman's icon
January 27, 2018 - 9:00am
January 19, 2018
There are a lot of important questions to answer when it comes to deciding when to start receiving Social Security retirement benefits. (Submitted photo)
Four questions to ask yourself as you plan for retirement
January 19, 2018 - 6:00pm
January 11, 2018
Martin Luther King Day is about celebrating the memory of a man who dedicated his life to creating and fostering equal rights for African Americans. (Submitted photo)
Celebrating our nation's diversity
January 11, 2018 - 11:00am
January 3, 2018
Social Security has rolled out some new online features just in time for the start of 2018. (Submitted photo)
2018 is here!: Check out these new online features for 2018
January 3, 2018 - 2:00pm
December 28, 2017
Though Medicare and Medicaid may sound similar, and are both government-run health insurance programs, their users and benefits are very different. (Submitted photo)
Is it Medicare or Medicaid?
December 28, 2017 - 11:00am
December 22, 2017
A child needs a Social Security number to have a bank account, savings bonds, medical coverage, or to receive government services. The easiest way to get one is to apply as part of the birth registration process when they are born. (Submitted photo)
Social Security's gift to children is security
December 22, 2017 - 9:00am
December 15, 2017
Social Security disability benefits replace a portion of lost income when a worker becomes seriously disabled. You become eligible for Social Security benefits by working and paying FICA taxes. (Submitted photo)
Things to think about before applying for disability benefits
December 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
December 8, 2017
If a person calls you claiming to be from Social Security and asks for your personal information, hang up immediately. You are being scammed. (Submitted photo)
Is that phone call from Social Security?
December 8, 2017 - 2:00pm
December 2, 2017
From your first job and throughout your career, Social Security tracks your earnings and gives you credits for the contributions you’ve made through payroll taxes. Those credits can translate into important future benefits. (Submitted photo)
Five ways Social Security protects you and your family
December 2, 2017 - 1:30pm
November 24, 2017
The Benefit Eligibility Screening Tool (BEST) can help you find out if you might be eligible for retirement, disability, survivors, Supplemental Security Income, or Medicare benefits. (Submitted photo)
Social Security asks... how may we help you?
November 24, 2017 - 3:00pm
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