Social Security

Questions about your social security? Read on

In this week’s column, I’d like to go over some of the most common questions that are regularly asked about Social Security. Question: Is it true that there won’t be an incr ...

Get benefit verification before the winter chill

It’s that time of year again — when people in many parts of the country feel a new chill in the air each morning, and put an extra quilt or blanket on the bed. It’s also the ...

Social Security Web site is quick, easy and secure

There’s a lot you can do at Social Security’s Web site, and it’s easy. Just go to socialsecurity.gov. You can estimate your retirement benefits, find out what kinds of go ...

Services available online for Social Security

Americans love their computers. In fact, a recent study shows that the number of Americans who use the Internet has more than doubled over the past 10 years, reaching nearly three ...

Veterans Day and every day, Social Security is serving

Even though Veterans Day was celebrated last month, at Social Security, we honor our nation’s veterans not only on Veterans Day, but every day of the year. In fact, military ser ...

Social Security: America’s life insurance

You might worry about how to protect your family if something suddenly happens to you. But you probably have life insurance you haven't even thought about. If you are working an ...

Social Security America’s No. 1 protection program

Aug. 14 marked 73 years since President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act. Today, more than 164 million workers are protected by the program and more than ...

Retiring? Make an informed decision

It’s never too early to start thinking about your retirement. When you do, one of your first questions may be, “When’s the best time to start receiving retirement benefits? ...

Retiring? Make an informed decision

It’s never too early to start thinking about your retirement. When you do, one of your first questions may be, “When’s the best time to start receiving retirement benefits? ...

Declare your independence; go online

With Independence Day right around the corner, now is a good time to free yourself from the need to visit your local Social Security office. Go to www.socialsecurity.-gov to take ...