Archive | July, 2016

New Layer of Security at www.ssa.gov

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has added an extra layer of security for customers when they interact online using the “My Social Security” suite of services. My Social Security is a section of the socielsecurity.gov web site that allows you to create an account and view your contributions to your retirement/disability account, as well as […]

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Benefits for Family Members of Disabled People

One of the most important aspects of Social Security disability benefits is payments to qualified family members. It is also one of the important distinctions between SSI and Social Security disability: only workers who have paid taxes into the system are eligible for full family coverage. A family member may be eligible for a monthly […]

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Social Security Funding is Secure

The Social Security Board of Trustees recently released its 76th annual report to Congress on the financial status of the Social Security trust funds. Workers earn their Social Security benefits by contributing through deductions from their paychecks. The Social Security trust funds include the Old Age and Survivors Insurance (OASI) fund, which pays benefits to […]

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What we’ll do for you as your Representative

You may have a representative, such as an attorney, help you when you do ny business with Social Security. SOcial Security will work with us, the same as it would with you after you designate us as your representative. For your protection, in most situations, your representative can’t charge or collect a fee from you […]

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