Set A Goal, Make A Plan, And Save Automatically: America Saves Week

Saving for the future is a vital part of ensuring a secure retirement. American Savings Education Council and America Saves coordinate the annual America Saves Week. Started in 2007, the week is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior and a chance for individuals to assess their own saving status. For years,…
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2017 Annual Changes

Each year, usually in October, Social Security announces whether or not the Consumer Price Index has increased resulting in a cost-of-living increase for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income beneficiaries. Some other adjustments that take effect in January of each year are based on the increase in average wages. Based on that increase, the maximum…
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Coming Of Age: What Is Full Retirement Age For Those Born 1/2/55 – 1/1/56?

Every worker’s dream is having a secure retirement to enjoy the fruits of their labor. Social Security is here to help you secure today and tomorrow. Part of that commitment is ensuring you have the most up-to-date information when you make your retirement decisions. “Full retirement age” refers to the age when a person can…
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Social Security Online Tools You Can Use: Change Your Address With Social Security

When you are receiving monthly benefit payments from Social Security, you’ll want to make sure that your address is current even though your check goes direct deposit. We send letters about the COLA increases and any other changes to your benefit amount, so you will want to be sure you receive them. If you go…
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When HUD Needs Verification Of Social Security Benefits

Social Security is constantly evolving to make doing business with us 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 a Social Security office is probably not necessary — even if verification…
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