Tag: Social Security Administration (SSA)

3 Ways To Achieve Independence With Social Security

Celebrating the independence of the United States every year on July 4 is a point of joy and pride. For more than 85 years, the Social Security programs have helped provide financial independence to millions of hardworking people. We have three useful online tools to help you achieve the financial independence you deserve in retirement. […]

Do You Remember How Much You Made At Your First Job? Social Security Can Tell You

Ever wonder what you earned the year you worked your first job? Or perhaps any other year you worked? We can tell you. Your earnings history is a record of your progress toward your future Social Security benefits. We keep track of your earnings so we can pay you the benefits you’ve earned over your […]

New Fact Sheets Have Been Added To Your Social Security Statement

Your Social Security Statement tells you how much you or your family can expect to receive in disability, survivors, and retirement benefits. It also provides a record of your earnings history and other valuable information. And now it’s even better! We’ve added new fact sheets to accompany the online Statement. The fact sheets are designed […]

Help Social Security Protect Your Elders Before World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is on June 15. On this day, and throughout the month, communities, seniors, caregivers, governments, organizations, and the private sector unite to prevent the mistreatment of and violence against older people. Social Security imposter scams are widespread across the United States. Scammers use sophisticated tactics to deceive you into providing […]

Social Security Honors Our Military Heroes

On Memorial Day, our nation honors military service members who have given their lives for our country. As Former President Franklin D. Roosevelt once said, “Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men -and women — have died to win them”. This is why families, friends, and communities […]

It Is Never Too Early To Start Planning For Your Retirement With Social Security

It is never too early to start planning for retirement, and our online tools can make your planning easier. Visit www.ssa.gov/myaccount to access your my Social Security account, get a personalized estimate of your retirement benefits based on your earnings record, and find out how your benefit amount increases depending on the age you would […]

Social Security Delivers The Most Popular Baby Names In Puerto Rico For 2020

SAN JUAN — The Social Security Administration today announced the most popular baby names in Puerto Rico for 2020. Liam and Valentina topped the list. The top five boys and girls names for 2020 in Puerto Rico were: Boys: Girls: 1) Liam 1) Valentina 2) Sebastián 2) Victoria 3) Thiago 3) Emma 4) Dylan 4) […]

Olivia and Liam Are Social Security’s Top Baby Names For 2020; Mason and Ethan Fall Out of Top 10

Olivia and Liam are once again America’s most popular baby names in 2020. It appears parents chose to stick with the familiar during an unprecedented time, with the top three names for both girls — Olivia, Emma, and Ava — and boys — Liam, Noah, and Oliver — remaining the same for the second year […]

How To Replace Or Correct Your Social Security Card During COVID-19 Pandemic

Social Security offices are currently open only for in-person appointments for limited, critical situations, depending upon local office conditions. However, you can continue to apply for a replacement Social Security card online and by mail. Before requesting a replacement card, please remember that you might not need the physical card. Most of the time, simply […]

How To Get Your Newborn Baby Their Social Security Number

Getting your newborn a Social Security number is important for their future. If your child is born in a hospital, the easiest way to apply for a Social Security number is when you are also completing the forms to register the birth certificate with the Demographic Registry agency. When you give information for your child’s […]