Frances Perkins - Extensive information on Social Security numbers and cards, retirement benefits, survivor benefits, disability benefits, supplemental security income, Medicare, and FDR and the evolution of Social Security.
How Social Security Numbers Work - This article tells you how the Social Security program began, answers some common questions regarding SSNs, tells you what to do if your card is lost or stolen and how you can deal with and prevent Social Security fraud, and what your numbers are for, what they mean and how you get the specific number you'll have for the rest of your life.
Reports from the Board of Trustees - Detailed reports on the financial outlook for Social Security's Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) Trust Funds, by year of publication.
Social Security Administration (SSA) - A guide to help with understanding the history, the benefits, and financing of the Social Security program, Social Security news, Code of Federal Regulations (Title 20 - Employees' Benefits, Chapter III - Social Security Administration), SSA Retirement Planner, of calculators, cost-of living adjustment (COLA), eligibility issues, FAQs, and retirement information, SSA history. Official U.S. government Social Security Administration (SSA) agency site.
Social Security Death Index - Contains the records of deceased persons who possessed Social Security numbers and whose death was reported to the SSA. In most cases a report of death was made in connection with Social Security death benefits.
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