How to Determine When It is Safe to Release Your Social Security Number?

Answer The social security account number was created in 1936 to keep track of retirement and other benefits regulated by the government. The social security number (SSN) was not created to be used as a p... Read More »

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Do you have to release your Social Security number?

Providing your Social Security number (SSN) is required in some instances, including for banking, stock market and employment documents. In all other cases, ask why your SSN is needed and what law ... Read More »

How do they determine what your Social Security number is?

Today's nine-digit, government-issued Social Security numbers are used for taxpayer identification, armed service identification, jury selection, credit management and many other government identif... Read More »

How does Social Security determine disability?

If a person cannot work due to a disability and has paid into FICA (Social Security), she can apply for disability payments through the Social Security Office. The process can take up to six months... Read More »

How to Determine Past Due Social Security Disability?

Almost every claim for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits is eligible for back pay. Back pay is the past due amount owed to you based on the amount of time between the date of disability and... Read More »