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Your Social Security number is your first and continuous link with Social Security, so losing your card can be frustrating. Luckily, there’s a way to replace your card when you need it, with our online replacement card service . It’s quick, easy, and free! Now, more than one million people have requested a replacement card through our service, and we’re still adding states to the list of those who can use the online service
To replace your card online, first you’ll need to…

Social Security Administration. 179,740 likes · 1,850 talking about this. Our Mission: Deliver Social Security services that meet the changing needs of the public.

and Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Subcommittee on Information Technology
May 23, 2017
Chairman Johnson, Chairman Hurd, Ranking Member Larson, Ranking Member Kelly, and Members of the Subcommittees
Thank you for inviting me to discuss the history of the Social Security number (SSN), how the Social Security Administration (SSA) uses it to administer its benefit programs, and recent efforts to reduce the number’s use. I…

When most people begin their career, retirement is the farthest thing from their mind. Instead, they focus on trying to purchase a home, start a family, or perhaps save money for travel. Retirement seems so far away for many younger people that they delay putting aside money. However, it’s very important to save for the future — if you want to enjoy it. Continue reading →
Summer is here and millions of vacationers are packing their bags to visit a new locale and…

The Social Security Administration (SSA) is committed to engaging the public. Our use of social media supports our mission to "deliver Social Security services that meet the changing needs of the public," and our vision to "provide the highest standard of considerate and thoughtful service for generations to come." Our website, Socialsecurity.gov, is just one online channel we use to reach our audience. The following is…

Summer is here and millions of vacationers are packing their bags to visit a new locale and soak up some sunshine. You might be traveling quite a ways. You’re used to staying connected to important information like your bank accounts and social networks, especially on the go. Social Security is there in the same way — easily accessible when you’re away from your home or office
When you’re going on vacation and want to be sure your Social Security benefits arrive, use my…

For more than 80 years, Social Security has helped secure today and tomorrow for many Americans
On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, holding that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry in all states
Social Security recognizes same-sex couples’ marriages in all states, and some non-marital legal relationships (such as some civil unions and domestic partnerships),…

Have you heard the expression, “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.”? That is a good rule of thumb to spot a scam. Educating yourself is the best defense against fraud, identity theft, and scams. National Consumer Protection Week, sponsored by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), takes place March 5 to11, 2017. It’s the perfect time to learn about and share ways to make informed choices and protect yourself. To learn more or to get involved, visit the FTC…

Most people don’t like to think about death. We plan for life, for that day when we retire, for the places we’ll go and the things that we’ll do then. Unfortunately, death is a part of life we must prepare for. The death of a worker is devastating for the entire family, not only emotionally, but also financially
Social Security is here to help you secure today and tomorrow with financial benefits, tools, and information to help support you throughout life’s journey. Part…

We are there for women throughout their life's journey. Social Security securing today and tomorrow. www.ssa.gov/people/women/

That’s easy to answer: Not having a plan
Building a financially secure retirement doesn’t happen by itself. You need to make a commitment to smart financial decisions long before retirement — starting in your 20s would have been ideal — and then keep carrying through on your retirement plan
Here are some other big retirement-planning mistakes I want you to avoid:
Not maximizing your Social Security…

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Replacing your lost or misplaced Social Security card doesn’t have to be a chore. Our online application makes getting a replacement card super easy. No sitting in traffic, a local office, or a Card Center
We’re happy to announce that we’ve added California to the growing list of 16 other states and the District of Columbia where you can use this service. California joins Arizona, the…

Learn how the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program pays benefits to disabled adults and children who have limited income and resources. Benefits also are payable to people 65 and older without disabilities who meet the financial limits.

Use Social Security’s Retirement Estimator today to calculate your potential future benefit amount. www.ssa.gov/retire/estimator.html

This page is the portal for the women website. It contains a summary of SSA's benefits and services as well as other activities that SSA does in support of women.

Social Security is constantly evolving to make your life easier. If you are currently receiving benefits from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and are reapplying for benefits, or are assisting someone with their application, a trip to the Social Security office is probably not necessary even if verification of Social Security benefits is needed
Because of a data exchange established between Social…

This page is the portal for the Same-Sex Couples website. It contains a summary of SSA's benefits and services as well as other activities that SSA does in support of same-sex couples.

Social Security disability insurance is coverage that workers earn
Social Security disability is a social insurance program under which workers earn coverage for benefits, by working and paying Social Security taxes on their earnings. The program provides benefits to disabled workers and to their dependents. For those who can no longer work due to a disability, our disability program is there to replace some of their…