Scam Alert: Attempt To Gain Personal Info About Your Social Security

The organization that investigates fraud and abuse for the Social Security Administration is called The Office of the Inspector General. Please read this press release about a scam which tries to gain information from you about your Social Security benefits. The Acting Inspector General of Social Security, Gale Stallworth Stone, is warning citizens about a…
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Social Security Online Tools You Can Use: Replace Your SSA-1099

We’re with you through life’s journey, putting you in control of your finances and future. Social Security has made requesting or replacing your annual Benefit Statement even easier. The Benefit Statement is also known as the SSA-1099 or the SSA-1042S. Now you have the ability to download it anytime and anywhere you want using our…
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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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