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News: Social Security and Retirement

August 3, 2022

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income Benefits Explained

Benefits.gov provides information on Social Security programs to help you through many phases of...
December 22, 2020

Social Security Disability Assistance Programs

Did you know that the U.S. Social Security Administration offers disability assistance to eligible individuals...
December 25, 2019

Wondering if you are eligible for SSI? Here are the requirements

Supplemental Security Income or SSI is a federally funded benefit program managed by the U.S. Social...
November 29, 2019

Resources for People with Disabilities

A few months ago, Benefits.gov hosted a Facebook Question and Answer (Q&A) session for citizens...
October 30, 2019

How to Use Direct Express for Federal Payments

Direct Express is a direct-deposit option for receiving your federal benefits, recommended by...
August 7, 2019

Five Things to Know about Social Security

Benefits.gov regularly receives questions from citizens about Social Security and disability assistance ...
June 30, 2019

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation's Pension Search Program

Is it possible that you or someone you know may be owed a pension benefit that they are not aware...
June 26, 2019

Protect Yourself Against Scams

As the official benefits website of the U.S. government, Benefits.gov provides information on...
May 31, 2019

Navigating Benefits.gov User Series: Senior Citizens

A number of financial, medical and nutritional benefits for seniors are available.
April 4, 2018

Planning for Your Financial Future

There are many things to consider as you begin to prepare for retirement. Enrolling in savings plans...
December 14, 2016

Setting Yourself Up for Success into Retirement

Although retirement can mean different things for different people, one factor that remains consistent...
August 12, 2015

Happy Birthday, Social Security!

In August, the nation celebrates the 85th birthday of Social Security, an economic lifeline for...
December 21, 2005

Benefit Programs for Seniors

Benefits.gov houses information on more than 1,000 government benefits, including programs specifically...
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