You can’t open a book without learning something new, just like you can’t read one of our publications without learning new information about our programs. We encourage you to explore the pleasure of reading by visiting our online library of publications. You’ll find answers to all the questions you have about Social Security, but may have been afraid to ask.
Not me. Not yet!
I hope you have taken a moment to enjoy what Social Security Matters has to offer in the short time since its launch. Having another way to communicate with the American public is important to me. This interactive experience offers great insight on what you think we are doing well and how you believe we can improve.
Today is very special — we are just 80 days away from Social Security’s 80th anniversary. Continue reading
Ella Fitzgerald, the “Queen of Jazz,” known for her scatting style, had a vocal range spanning three octaves. Other great jazz icons include Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Goodman, Louis Armstrong, Herbie Hancock, and Wynton Marsalis.
These jazz greats not only have music in common, but they either received, receive, or will be eligible to receive Social Security retirement benefits. Wynton Marsalis, at age 53, is approaching retirement. Herbie Hancock, at age 74, is already old enough to receive full Social Security retirement benefits. A lot of planning and preparation made these artists successful. If you want to be successful in your retirement years, financial planning is important for hitting all the high notes.
For me, it’s the image of John.
His disability benefits have been a lifeline to John and his family.
We have news that may relieve some of your stress…
You may be trying to figure out what the most beneficial age is to say goodbye to your colleagues at the office. This is one of the most important and challenging decisions you’ll make in your life. When you decide to retire affects not only you, but it could have serious, long-lasting consequences for your family members, too. The answer is not the same for everybody, and I’m going to share some information that can help you make an informed decision based on your own personal situation.
If you delay receiving your Social Security until age 70, the monthly amount is 32 percent more than you would get at full retirement age.
Look who’s talking — Social Security is proud to introduce its newborn blog! We’re calling our new bundle of joy Social Security Matters, because this is where we’ll discuss the information that matters to you about our programs and benefits! We’re kicking off our blog with our Annual highly anticipated top 10 baby names for 2014.
See the top ten most popular baby names of 2014…