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Social Security: Never share your SSN in these scenarios

Social Security: Never share your SSN in these scenarios

Most of the time if you’re asked to share your Social Security number, it’s a scam. This is especially true through email or a phone call. If you aren’t the one making the call for a reason, then you should never tell ... MORE
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Social Security: Laminating your SSN card

Social Security cards are made of paper, and many people ruin or beat up the copies they were given years prior. Some try to avoid this by laminating them. While the idea makes sense, it is not advised that you laminate your ... MORE
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Social Security: Replacing a lost card for a child

It happens often, we misplace or lose important documentation, even our Social Security cards. Usually with other ID and a simple form we can just get a replacement. What if it’s for an underage child with no other photo ID though? Social ... MORE
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Social Security: Someone is using my SSN

Identity theft has become a major issue in the United States, and people stealing other’s Social Security numbers, or SSNs, is no different. If you suspect your number is being used by someone else, there are a few things you can do ... MORE
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Social Security number for newborns

Social Security is a huge part of every American’s life in one way or another, and it starts when a newborn gets their new Social Security number. Welcoming a child into the world is one of the most exciting things for a ... MORE
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How do I get an unrestricted Social Security card and what are they for?

Everyone is given a Social Security number when they’re born or become a U.S. citizen. This helps identify people and keep a record of their employment and earnings. This allows people to benefit from programs down the line. People normally have their ... MORE
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How do I change my Social Security number?

If you feel like you need to change your Social Security number, you need to go through the Social Security Administration. Unfortunately, for those looking to change their numbers, it may not be as simple as you think. You may only change ... MORE
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