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Vonda VanTil

Social Security turns 80 By: Vonda VanTil, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Eighty years ago, on August 14, 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law. The new law guaranteed a basic income for retirees and, at the time, the unemployed. Over the years, Social...

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Help Social Security help the homeless By: Vonda VanTil, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist December 21 is National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day. Since 1990, on or near the first day of winter and the longest night of the year, the National Coalition for the Homeless brings attention to and...

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Someday is closer than you think By: Vonda VanTil, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist For many people, Someday is an elusive day on the far-off horizon—always close enough to see, but too distant to touch. Perhaps Someday you plan to go skydiving or enter a hot dog-eating contest. Maybe...

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Football and Social Security By: Vonda VanTil, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Good coaching and a great playbook can make all the difference in the world for a winning football team. Fail to create a sound game plan, and you’re likely to miss opportunities and fall behind. The same...

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