Can I Collect Unemployment Benefits and Social Security at the Same Time?
Collecting unemployment benefits does not affect what you receive from Social Security.
How Long Do I Have to Work to Get Social Security?
Most people are able to earn the required credits to qualify for Social Security retirement benefits after about a decade in the workforce.
How to Spot a Social Security Payment Scam
Scammers love to impersonate the Social Security Administration to try and steal your money or personal information. Here are tips to help you spot a Social Security payment scam before you lose your personal information and your money.
How Much Will Your Social Security Increase?
Find out how much the COLA went up, new earnings limits and more changes to your Social Security payments in 2021.
3 Ways to Keep Your Social Security Number Safe
Some businesses will ask for your Social Security number, but they don't really need it. Here is how to identify who you should share your Social Security number with.
How to Secure Your Social Security Information
The Social Security Administration takes steps to protect your information from fraudsters. But there are two steps you can take to provide an extra level of security to your account.
3 Ways to Keep Your Social Security Information Safe
Your Social Security number is like the master key to your identity. Letting it fall into the wrong hands could put your personal information at risk. Here are three things you can do to protect yourself from scammers.
What is the Full Retirement Age for Social Security?
Social Security’s full retirement age is when you qualify for 100 percent of your benefit, at age 66 or 67, depending on when you were born. You’ll earn even more if you wait till age 70.
The 3 Biggest Myths About Social Security
There’s a lot of misinformation about Social Security out there. Is it going broke? Do you take out what you pay in? Is it best to collect when first eligible? Find out the answers in this video.
Does My Income Affect My Medicare Premium?
Your income from the year before last will determine whether you pay standard or higher premiums, but you can apply for lower premiums if certain life-changing events have occurred since then.
Can I Stop and Restart Social Security Benefits?
If you started collecting early and within the last 12 months, you can withdraw from receiving benefits and reapply later. If you’re past full retirement age, you can pause your benefits to receive credits that will increase your payments.
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