Understanding the ABC’s of Social Security

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Social Security can be confusing – especially if you don’t understand all of the acronyms involved. From FRA to COLA understanding the ABC’s of Social Security is not easy.

Social Security Assistant Deputy Commissioner Darlynda Bogle shares the meanings behind some of the most commonly used lingo in this blog post, Social Security in Plain Language. She explains why the government uses shorter versions of words and why it’s important that Social Security recipients understand these terms.

Another great resource is the Social Security Administration’s online glossary. Here you can easily look up any terms you don’t understand. It’s an easy way to make sense of the ABC’s of Social Security.

The Seniors Trust is working to protect and improve the lives of Social Security recipients. Our mission is to pass the Social Security Expansion Act. This landmark piece of legislation will increase benefits, implement a fair Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA), and legally guarantee the current and future benefits of all Social Security recipients.

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