Tag: Social Security Administration (SSA)

How You Can Sign Up For Medicare Part B Online: Expert Column

If you did not enroll to Medicare Part B (Supplemental Medical Insurance) during your Initial Enrollment Period because you continued working and covered by an employer’s group health plan, you can sign up for Medicare Part B online! If you’re enrolled in Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and want to enroll in Part B during […]

How To Check Your Social Security Benefits Online

If you applied for Social Security benefits, or have a pending reconsideration or hearing request, you can check the status online using your free personal my Social Security account. If you don’t have an account, you can create one at www.ssa.gov/myaccount to see the following information about your claim: · Date of filing. · Current […]

Social Security Collaboration: MySocialSecurity Rep Payee Portal

Tens of thousands of Americans who get monthly Social Security benefits payments in need help managing their money and may need a representative payee. A representative payee is an individual or an organization we appoint to receive and manage a person’s benefits. Representative payees must know the beneficiary’s needs to decide the best use of […]

How To Apply For Your Social Security And Green Card At The Same Time

We have great news for non U.S. citizens! Now you can apply for a Social Security number or replacement Social Security card at the same time you file for your lawful permanent resident status or green card. This new service eliminates the need to visit one of our offices, saving you time and effort. We […]

3 Retirement Planning Tips For Women From The Social Security Administration

One day in 1939, Ida May Fuller stopped by the local Social Security office in her hometown of Rutland, Vermont to inquire about Social Security benefits. She knew she had been paying into Social Security and wanted to learn more. The following year, she received the very first Social Security benefit payment — $22.54 — […]

Learn Online How Social Security Can Improve Your Life

With more people learning online, we would like to highlight some of the digital resources we have for educators. Chances are a student will know someone who receives retirement, disability or survivor’s benefits. This could be a way to relate our many programs to a new audience. Showing young people that our programs also help […]

Social Security Offers You Clarity About Your Account ‘In Plain Language’

Some of the terms and acronyms people use when they talk about Social Security can be a little confusing. We are here to help you understand all you need to know. We strive to explain your benefits using easy-to-understand, plain language. The Plain Writing Act of 2010 requires federal agencies to communicate clearly in a […]

Social Security Lets You Change Your Direct Deposit Information Online

The most convenient way to change your direct deposit information with us is by creating a my Social Security account online at www.ssa.gov/myaccount. Once you create your account, you can update your bank information from anywhere. We are committed to protecting your personal information, so we take steps to verify who you are. If you […]

Social Security’s Social Media Pages Keep You Up To Date With Your Account

We strive to keep you informed with accurate and helpful information. In addition to information we provide on our website at www.socialsecurity.gov, we also engage regularly on social media. We invite you to read our posts and share items of interest with your family and friends. 1. You can subscribe to our blog, Social Security […]

Social Security Warns You About Coronavirus Medicare Scams

Since older Americans are particularly vulnerable to coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to remind Medicare beneficiaries to be vigilant and take precautions to avoid falling victim to healthcare fraud during this pandemic. We’re warning Medicare beneficiaries that scammers may try to use this pandemic to steal their Medicare number, banking information, or other personal data. Unfortunately, […]