Do members of Congress pay into Social Security?
Learn about the Federal Employees Retirement System and find out whether members of Congress pay into Social Security, and what kind of benefits they're eligible to receive. Read the answer
Can my children get Social Security benefits based on my work record?
Find out whether your children, or dependent minors, qualify for benefits when you claim Social Security, and how much they can receive. Read the answer
I am in a same-sex civil union. Can I receive benefits based on my partner's work record?
Find out whether the Social Security Act recognizes same-sex marriage or civil unions. Read the answer
I will be 65 this year. When should I apply for Medicare?
Find out when to apply for Medicare to avoid paying higher premiums. Read the answer
Is it true that some people who are collecting Social Security benefits never paid into the program?
Find out who is eligible to collect Social Security benefits. Read the answer