The Inspector General of Social Security, Gail S. Ennis, is warning the public about fraudulent letters threatening suspension of Social Security benefits due to COVID-19 or coronavirus-related office closures. The Social Security Administration (SSA) will not suspend or discontinue benefits because their offices are closed.
Roughly 30,000 North Dakota residents will no longer have to pay state income tax on their Social Security benefits thanks to an AARP-backed law.
New Poll Shows North Dakota’s 50-Plus Voters United in Concern Over Health Care and Financial Security
In a newly released AARP poll, North Dakota voters age 50 and over are united in their concern over health care and personal finance issues. The poll found that health care and Social Security are critically important issues to 50-plus voters as they cast their ballots this fall, and a strong majority (79 percent) believe it is unfair to deny coverage or charge those with pre-existing conditions more for health care.
Starting in April, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin mailing new Medicare cards to all people with Medicare, including 126,000 in North Dakota.
AARP North Dakota conducted a series of workshops called " 10 Steps to Retirement" outlining AARP's recommended steps to help you prepare for the retirement you want.
A new study from the AARP Public Policy Institute calculates that each dollar paid to Social Security beneficiaries in North Dakota generates nearly two dollars in spending by individuals and businesses, adding about $2.5 billion in total economic output to the North Dakota economy – and about $1.4 trillion to the national economy – in 2012. T ND State Report also finds the $1.6 billion paid in Social Security benefits in 2012 helped North Dakotans keep or find more than 16,000 jobs.
The opinions of more than 2,200 North Dakotans were conveyed to North Dakota’s members of Congress and congressional candidates in a report entitled “ North Dakotans Have Their Say about Medicare and Social Security.”
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