The Social Security trust fund that makes payments to disabled workers will be depleted by 2016. Why isn't this considered a crisis?
Mobile-friendly site allows users to review records, sign up for direct deposit and more. But will people be afraid to use it?
The government wants to slow down the problem of identity theft by limiting access to the now-public Social Security Death Master File.
More than 8.8 million US workers now collect the benefits, a sixfold jump since 1970 that cost the government $135 billion last year.
The president's plan involves a controversial inflation index that would save $230 billion by shrinking annual payment hikes.
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Lots of businesses, offices and schools ask you to provide a Social Security number when they don't need it. Handing it over could expose you to identity theft.
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