Reporting Life Changes to Social Security

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Social Security’s latest blog post discusses the why and how to report life changes when you receive benefits:

Why It’s Important to Report Life Changes to UsSocial Security Matters (

Important changes to report include:

  • Changes in your earnings.
  • Starting, stopping, or changing jobs or the hours you work.
  • Changing your address or who lives with you in your household.
  • Changing your direct deposit.
  • Keeping more than $2,000 if you are single or $3,000 if you are married in financial accounts.
  • Buying property or selling property that you own.

Benefits Planners in HDC’s West South Central Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WSC WIPA) project can assist SSA beneficiaries with disabilities in making informed choices about work.