Josh Weller – SSA

Beware of scammers pretending to be FROM social security

By Josh Weller, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist ~ In the digital age, frauds and scams are an unfortunate part of doing business online. During the holiday season, Social Security has traditionally seen a spike in phishing scams, and we want to protect you as best we can.

How Social Security Defines Disability

By Josh Weller, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist ~ Disability affects millions of Americans, in one form or another. Social Security is here to help you and your family, but there are strict criteria for meeting the definition of disability. The definition of disability under Social Security is also different than it is for other […]

If You Are Young and Lose a Parent

By Josh Weller, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist ~ Social Security is here for young people when a parent passes away. We know that the loss of a parent isn’t just emotionally painful; it can be devastating to a family’s finances. In the same way that Social Security helps to lift up the disabled and elderly […]

Social Security, a Source of Independence for Millions

By Josh Weller Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Denver, Colo. ~ On July 4, people in communities everywhere celebrate our nation’s independence with neighbors, family, and friends. A strong community promotes independence by helping each other lead full and productive lives. Social Security has been helping people maintain a higher quality of life and […]

Social Security is here for people like you

By Josh Weller Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Denver, Colo. ~ All kinds of people make up this great nation. Seniors, soldiers, individuals with disabilities, and newlyweds — they are the workers, civic leaders, social workers, and artistic creators of countless things and ideas that help us have better lives every day. All of […]

Monitoring Your Earnings Record Can Really Pay Off

By Josh Weller Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Denver, Colo. ~ You work hard for your money. You’re saving and planning for a secure retirement. Now you need to make sure you’re going to get all the money you deserve. Regularly reviewing your Social Security earnings record can really pay off, especially when every […]

ACCESS Social Security’s Educator Tool Kit

By Josh Weller Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Denver, Colo. ~ With so many students gone for the summer, teachers may now have time to prepare a different kind of lesson plan. Help students prepare a better future for themselves with practical knowledge about financial planning. There’s no better time to let young people […]

10 powerful Ways to Use Social Security Online

By Josh Weller Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Denver, Colo. ~ Chances are good that you use the internet or a cell phone app every day. Social Security has you covered. We’ve created online tools to make the lives of millions of people easier. We’ve put together a top ten list of easy-to-use resources […]


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