Social Security Resources

On this page you can find all the Social Security resources, common questions and answers, as well as other helpful articles and information.

Common Social Security Scams

An overwhelming majority of senior citizens are the recipients of Social Security benefits, as many as 95% in fact. Seniors are also the most vulnerable members of the population, which also makes them a prime target for Social Security scams. Many Social Security scams that target seniors come in the form of letters, emails, phone calls, and even online chat room scams. The criminals behind ...

How to Get a New Social Security Card

Your Social Security designation is a nine-digit designation that connects you permanently with the Social Security Administration. The designation is used to record wages, put in an application for credit, identify you, and even is used to allow you to work legally in the United States. It is also used to monitor the designation of credits earned towards Social Security benefits over your ...

Social Security Card Replacement

Your social security card is an important part of your identity. Most social security numbers are issued at birth or for immigrants when they are awarded an official status. Your social security number is how you are able to stockpile benefits, pay taxes, receive paychecks and so much more. As important as this number may be, it may surprise you just how often this little card gets lost. ...

Social Security Name Change

Social Security cards are typically issued shortly after birth, usually once an official birth certificate has been filed. That means, whatever name you have is the name you are stuck with officially, right? Wrong! Although your actual Social Security number is set in stone, you can update your number to reflect any legal changes you make to your official identity. There are many reasons people ...

Temporary Social Security Card

Your social security card is an essential part of your identity that is required for various activities in your life. In order to land a job, enroll in a college, or even open a checking account, you will need to provide a copy of your social security card in order to proceed. If you lost your social security card, or if your social security card was stolen, you will need to replace it as soon as ...