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Social Security honors veterans

In the United States, people do a lot to recognize and honor the heroes who serve in the Armed Forces and those who paid the ultimate sacrifice. July is an appropriate month to recognize veterans and wounded warriors, as we celebrate our nation’s independence.

July 09, 2014 12:00 am

Different benefits for a family's different situations

National Family Month takes place each year from Mother’s Day in May to Father’s Day in June, and coincides with the end of the school year when families are able to spend even more time together. It is the perfect time to spend more time focusing on each member of your family.

June 25, 2014 12:00 am

Dust off your financial plan

Spring is officially here. Before you get started with your spring-cleaning, perhaps another matter deserves some dusting off—that long-term financial plan.

April 27, 2014 12:00 am

Resolve to create a better retirement financial plan in 2014

Another New Year is just around the corner, offering a new opportunity to improve your life in any number of ways with a wise New Year’s resolution or two. (No doubt, for most of us the possibilities are endless.) But one good idea for many might be creating (or updating) a long-term financial plan.

December 23, 2013 12:00 am

Social Security can help those who can't work due to disability

If you are disabled and you’re no longer able to work, you should learn how Social Security can help you.

November 07, 2013 12:00 am

Let Social Security help guide you to work

This month is National Guide Dog Month. The celebration of the work that guide dogs do each day was inspired by actor Dick Van Patten, who wanted to raise awareness and money to help guide dog schools.

September 19, 2013 12:00 am

Off to the park? So is Social Security

Now, in the heart of summertime, is time to think about spending some fun time with family and friends. So it is fitting that July is both National Vacation Month and National Park and Recreation Month.

August 08, 2013 12:00 am

Don't let identity thieves trick you

Halloween is a time when many people like a good scare. Whether it’s a frightening costume party or a horrifying haunted house, kids and grown-ups alike line up for a good fright. What makes it enjoyable is that it’s all in good fun. People know there is no real danger as long as precautions…

October 24, 2012 12:00 am

Disabled? Apply for Social Security benefits from home

If your disabling condition makes it hard for you to drive or arrange transportation to your local Social Security office, we have some good news. You can complete and submit your application for Social Security disability benefits from your own home computer. Get started at www.socialsecuri…

September 24, 2012 12:00 am

Baseball and social security numbers tell stories

Just as Social Security is an American cornerstone, baseball is America’s pastime.

July 11, 2012 12:00 am

Blockbuster stars ride into retirement sunset

Summertime is here, and that means blockbuster movies are in season. This summer — and throughout the end of the year — moviegoers can catch some of the usual heroes on the silver screen.

June 14, 2012 12:00 am

Forget spring cleaning, scrub down your budget instead

Spring is officially here. That means it's time for spring cleaning.

April 12, 2012 12:00 am

Girl Scouts are prepared; are you?

March 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts.

March 08, 2012 12:00 am

A Valentine tip from Social Security

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, making this a popular time of year for proclamations of love. Such displays of affection can be as simple and sweet as a heart with a "be mine" message, or as life altering as a vow before the altar.

February 06, 2012 12:00 am

Get to know Social Security's final four

This time of year basketball fans are gearing up for March Madness -- a time when the final four teams in the NCAA fight for the title of national champion.

March 02, 2011 12:00 am
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