Social Security Administration
The Social Security Administration (SSA) is an independent federal agency that administers the Social Security program, which includes retirement, disability, dependents, and survivors benefits.
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Category: Personal Finance & Retirement → Social Security

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Social Security Administration
The federal agency which administers the national social security program.

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  • Social Security Administration Act 1992 — The Social Security Administration Act 1992 (1992 ch.5), [http://www.opsi.gov.uk/acts/acts1992/Ukpga 19920005 en 1 UK Government website SSAA 1992] ] is the main piece of legislation dealing with the administration of social security benefits in… …   Wikipedia

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