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Social Security: Here for those who served our country

The men and women who served our country in the military can count on Social Security to be there for them throughout their lives.

Active duty military members earn credits toward Social Security retirement benefits. Wounded Warriors can receive expedited handling of their claims to receive disability benefits. We also provide survivor benefits...Read more

Social Security: Our online estimates help you plan for retirement and more

Social Security encourages all Americans to take steps toward ensuring their financial security. Wherever you are in life -- starting your first job, beginning a family, or getting ready to retire -- it's never too late or too soon to start planning for the years ahead.

We're here to help, and we offer a suite of online tools you can use to ...Read more

Social Security: Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

We know the importance of "familia" in Hispanic culture, and we're proud to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15) by helping build a secure future for you, your family, and your future family.

You can learn more about how Social Security helps secure today and tomorrow for millions of families by visiting www.socialsecurity....Read more

Gail MarksJarvis: Why seniors should choose wisely when selecting Medigap supplement insurance

A plan to shut the doors on the most popular insurance policies used by retirees on Medicare will soon present difficult decisions for people choosing Medigap supplement insurance.

In 2020, people who are on Medicare and don't already have what's known as Plan F or Plan C Medigap insurance won't be able to buy it because the federal government ...Read more

Social Security: It's more convenient than ever to apply for social security benefits

You've worked hard your whole life, and receiving your Social Security benefits should be the icing on the cake at your retirement party. We're working hard to make it as quick and seamless as possible for you to apply for benefits from Social Security.

Simply visit www.socialsecurity.gov/applyforbenefits to get started. Through our safe and ...Read more

Social Security: Why it pays to keep a careful eye on your earnings record

Whether you're ready to retire, just joining the workforce, or somewhere in between, regularly reviewing your Social Security earnings record could make a big difference when it's time to collect your retirement benefits.

Just think, in some situations, if an employer did not properly report just one year of your work earnings to us, your ...Read more

 

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