Sunday, August 9, 2020

Social Security News

What is FICA & how does work with Social Security payments?

By Kirk Larson Social Security Washington Public Affairs Specialist Receiving your first paycheck is an empowering milestone. Do you remember being a little shocked by the taxes that Uncle Sam takes out of each paycheck? Understanding how important your contribution is takes some of the sting away because your taxes are helping millions of Americans — and financially securing your …

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PROTECT YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM IDENTITY THEFT

By Kirk Larson Social Security Washington Public Affairs Specialist If you watch the news, listen to the radio or read a newspaper, magazine or the Internet, then you probably are aware that identity theft is one of the fastest-growing crimes in America.  While recovering from an act of identity theft can be difficult, there are steps you can take to …

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HONORING OUR SERVICE MEMBERS ON MEMORIAL DAY

The following is written by Kirk Larson, Washington Public Affairs Specialist with the Social Security Administration. HONORING OUR SERVICE MEMBERS ON MEMORIAL DAY Traditionally, on Memorial Day we honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. Social Security respects the heroism and courage of our military service members, and we remember those who have given their lives …

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MEN’S HEALTH AND SOCIAL SECURITY

The following is written by Kirk Larson, Washington Public Affairs Specialist with the Social Security Administration. MEN’S HEALTH AND SOCIAL SECURITY This year, we observe National Men’s Health Week from June 13 to 19. It so happens that Father’s Day falls on the last day of Men’s Health Week, a perfect time for focusing on health education and awareness, disease …

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