We understand that not everyone uses the same social media channels for sharing information. In this page, we highlight some of the messages we have shared with our Facebook fans.


Visit the Social Security Business Services Online website

November 29, 2012

Do you run your own business?  The end of the year is almost here! Visit the Social Security Business Services Online website to obtain step-by-step guidance on services such as electronic wage reporting and Social Security Number Verification Service. www.socialsecurity.gov/pgm/business.htm



Visiting family this Thanksgiving? Tell them about our online Services

November 21, 2012

If you're visiting older, less Internet savvy family members this Thanksgiving, we encourage you to take some time to help them learn how to use Social Security's website.  Whether they're retired and need to update their address or direct deposit info, or they're preparing to retire and need to get a benefit estimate, or they're ready to retire and want to apply online (it can take as little as 15 minutes), you can save them a trip to a local office by helping them do it at www.socialsecurity.gov/onlineservices.



Full retirement age has been increasing from 65 to 67

November 19, 2012

Full retirement age (also called "normal retirement age") has been increasing gradually from age 65 to age 67. To find your full retirement age, check out our online Retirement Age Calculator http://www.socialsecurity.gov/pubs/ageincrease.htm



Two sides of survivors benefits

November 14, 2012

Visit our Survivors page and read about the two sides of survivors benefits:

  • How your family members are protected when you die, and
  • How you may qualify as a survivor on someone else's Social Security record if they die.




Expedited disability claims for Military service members

November 12, 2012

As we celebrate Veterans Day, we want to let our military service members know about our expedited processing of disability claims. 

The expedited process is used for military service members who become disabled while on active military service on or after October 1, 2001, regardless of where the disability occurs.



We are more than just a retirement program

November 07, 2012

Did you know that Social Security is more than just a retirement program? The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program pays benefits to disabled adults and children who have limited income and resources.