Author Archive: Chuck Stovall

Chuck Stovall is an assistant district manager with the Social Security Administration.

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A novel (but good) idea for a holiday gift

A novel (but good) idea for a holiday gift

| December 19, 2013

Think about giving friends and family something that will help them for years to come—assistance in creating their own my Social Security account.

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Resolve to create a better retirement financial plain in 2014

Resolve to create a better retirement financial plain in 2014

| December 15, 2013

Another New Year is just around the corner, offering a new opportunity to improve your life in any number of ways with a wise New Year’s resolution or two. But, one good idea for many might be creating (or updating) a long-term financial plan.

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Social Security serves those who’ve served

Social Security serves those who’ve served

| November 28, 2013

SOCIAL SECURITY On Nov. 11, we honored our nation’s veterans for their service to America. What better time than now to tell you—and for you to help spread the word—about the many benefits and wealth of information Social Security has available for veterans and military personnel. Social Security recognizes those who put their lives on […]

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Social Security part of the perfect recipe for retirement

Social Security part of the perfect recipe for retirement

| November 21, 2013

SOCIAL SECURITY  Succulent turkey (smoked), Savory stuffing, baked ham with the pineapple rings, Maraschino cherries and cloves, green bean casserole, homemade macaroni and cheese, greens, chitlins, corn bread, giblet gravy, cranberry sauce, sweet potato pie, pound and German chocolate cake, peach cobbler and homemade ice cream. Whew!! I need to stop, but I could keep […]

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Share Social Security tip with your wise elders

Share Social Security tip with your wise elders

| November 7, 2013

While the baby boom era is behind us, the effects will live on. The number of people reaching the autumn season of life is higher than ever. In fact, the World Health Organization reports that there are around six hundred million people aged 60 and older living in the world today. That number is expected […]

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This Halloween, don’t be spooked by Social Security online

| October 29, 2013

SOCIAL SECURITY Don’t look now, but it’s Halloween! Halloween is time for kids of all ages to dress up in costumes and go trick-or-treating. It is also a time of visiting haunted houses and watching those scary horror films. Think of the movies that frightened you the most, and they usually have an element of […]

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Let Social Security help guide you to work

Let Social Security help guide you to work

| September 26, 2013

If you are getting disability benefits, we understand how difficult the prospect of trying to work can be. We also understand that the possibility of having medical and financial benefits cut off can be frightening. But rest assured, Social Security has some great work incentives in place that allow people with disabilities to “test the waters” and prove that they can work before any benefits are stopped.

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Social Security: You know where to find us (because we make it easy)

| September 13, 2013

By Chuck Stovall If you’ve read anything about Social Security in recent years, then you probably know that our most convenient office location is wherever you happen to be—thanks to www.socialsecurity.gov. Whether you’re on your home or office computer, or at the park or the beach with a mobile device, Social Security’s online office is […]

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Get Social Security benefit verification letter online

| September 4, 2013

Do you need a letter from Social Security verifying your benefits? The fastest, easiest, most convenient way to get a benefit verification letter these days is to go online to www.socialsecurity.gov.

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Reflecting on 78 years of Social Security

| August 28, 2013

When I think about Social Security on the eve of the program’s 78th anniversary, I am amazed by what a significant difference it has made, one event at a time, one person at a time. Over Social Security’s long history, every single monthly payment has made a difference to an American somewhere.

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