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Getting your newborn child a Social Security number

December 17, 2012

Are you expecting a bundle of joy this holiday season? Remember that getting your newborn child a Social Security number is important to do right away. It is easiest to apply for this while still in the hospital after your child's birth. For more information on what to do to get your child an SSN, visit http://www.socialsecurity.gov/pubs/EN-05-10023.pdf.



Too chilly to go outside this winter? use our online services

December 6, 2012

Too chilly to go outside this winter season? Stay inside and still take care of your important Social Security business online at www.socialsecurity.gov/onlineservices.



How you earn credits for retirement

December 4, 2012

When you work and pay Social Security taxes, you earn “credits” for each year of work. During your lifetime, you probably will earn more credits than the minimum number of 40 you need to be eligible for retirement benefits. To learn about How Credits Are Earned, visit www.socialsecurity.gov/retire2/credits1.htm.