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SSA logo: link to Social Security Online home enews   October 18, 2007

Big week at Social Security

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This week the Social Security Administration made two important announcements.

On Monday, October 15, the nation's first Baby Boomer applied for Social Security Retirement Benefits online.

"Filing for Social Security benefits online is easy and convenient," said Kathy Casey-Kirschling, who turns 62 on January 1, 2008. "I urge my fellow Baby Boomers to give Social Security’s online services a try. Save a trip and do business with Social Security from the comfort of your home or office."

To read more about that event and the agency's online services

On Wednesday, October 17, the Social Security Administration announced that monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits for more than 54 million Americans will increase 2.3 percent in 2008. To read more about the Cost of Living Adjustment

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