Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation Pension Insurance

Congress set up PBGC to insure the defined-benefit pensions of working Americans. Defined-benefit pension plans are traditional pensions that pay a certain amount each month after you retire. If you have a pension from a private-sector job, you are probably one of the…

Social Security Child's Insurance Benefits

Social Security Child’s Insurance Benefits are federally funded. The U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) administers these benefits for children whose parents (one or both): Have worked and earned enough Social Security credits;…

Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits

Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits are a federally funded program administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). Social Security pays disability benefits to you and certain members of your family if you have worked long enough and have a…

Social Security Disabled Widow(er)'s Insurance Benefits

The Social Security Disabled Widow(er)’s Insurance Benefits are a federally funded program administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These benefits are paid to the disabled widow or widower of a deceased worker who had earned enough Social…

Social Security Medicare Program

The Social Security Medicare Program is a federally funded program administered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).  Medicare is our country’s health insurance program. The Social Security Administration (SSA) can provide you general…

Social Security Medicare Savings Program

Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) are federally funded program administered by each individual state. These programs are for people with limited income and resources and help pay some or all of their Medicare premiums, deductibles, copayments and…

Social Security Mother's or Father's Insurance Benefits

The Social Security Mother’s or Father’s Insurance Benefit is a federally funded program managed by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These are benefits paid to the surviving spouse or surviving divorced spouse of an insured worker.

Social Security Parent's Insurance Benefits

The Social Security Parent’s Benefits are a federally funded program managed by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These are benefits paid to the dependent parent of a deceased worker who had earned enough Social Security credits.

Social Security Retirement Insurance Benefits

The Social Security Retirement Insurance Benefits are a federally funded program administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA).

Social Security Spouse's Insurance Benefits

The Social Security Spouse Benefits are a federally funded program administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These are benefits paid to the spouse of a worker who receives Social Security Retirement or Disability benefits.

Social Security Widow(er)'s Insurance Benefits

The Social Security Widow(er)’s Insurance Benefits are a federally funded program administered by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). These are benefits paid to the widow or widower of a deceased worker who had earned enough work credits.