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Social security and black history month- By John Garris, Social Security Manager in Butler, PA In February, our nation honors African Americans by celebrating Black History Month. Recognizing our shared history is one way we can affirm our belief in freedom and democracy for all. For more than 80 years, Social Security has helped secure today and tomorrow with financial benefits, ... Read more...
Social Security and self employment- If you are not self-employed, Social Security taxes are typically taken out of your paycheck automatically. You and your employer each pay a 6.2 percent Social Security tax on up to $132,900 of your earnings and a 1.45 percent Medicare tax on all earnings in 2019. You don’t have to do anything extra for the coverage ... Read more...
Understanding social security survivors benefits- Unfortunately, tragedy can strike without any warning. The loss of the family wage earner can be devastating both emotionally and financially. Social Security helps by providing income for the families of workers who die.Some of the Social Security taxes you pay go toward survivors benefits for workers and their families. The value of the survivors ... Read more...
Get your social security benefit statement (SSA-1099)- By John Garris, Social Security Manager in Butler, PA Tax season is approaching, and Social Security has made replacing your annual Benefit Statement even easier. The Benefit Statement is also known as the SSA-1099 or the SSA-1042S. Now you can get a copy of your 1099 anytime and anywhere you want using our online services. A ... Read more...
Social Security and America Saves Week- Planning and saving are core elements to a successful retirement. For over 80 years, Social Security has helped Americans achieve that goal. And each year, the American Savings Education Council and America Saves coordinate America Saves Week. The week is an opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior; it is also a great time ... Read more...
History Lecture- Eager to Serve: Young George Washington, the Venango Path and LogstownWednesday, February 20, 7-8pm * Pre-paid registration required *Join us for an evening of history!Learn about George Washington’s early historic trips to Western Pennsylvania, the importance of the Venango Path, and the politically significant Logstown Indian village on the Ohio River. Presented by the Depreciation Lands ... Read more...
Comfort Food: Cooking Well, Eating Well- Presented by Hope Grows and Chef Peggy. Thursdays, January 17, February 21, and March 21, 2019, 6:15-8:00 pm,  Hope Grows, 183 Shafer Road, Moon Township, 15108 Comfort food is a staple for anyone wanting a hearty meal with a nostalgic taste of home, and a big pot of it! Join Hope Grows and holistic personal ... Read more...

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