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Can Social Security Help a Disabled Child?

Can Social Security help a disabled child? Yes, if your child has cancer or another disabling condition, your child may be eligible for Supplemental Security Income, or SSI. Plus, if you are receiving retirement or disability benefits, your child may be eligible for Social Security disability insurance. To determine eligibility you will need to fill out an application.  Click to Continue


File and Suspend Technique for Social Security Benefits

File and Suspend Technique for Social Security Benefits For married couples, the file and suspend technique for maximizing social security benefits may help you get more overall benefits. It is best suited for married couples in which one spouse is entitled to minimal social security on their own (most often due to staying home to  Click to Continue


How to Supplement Social Security Income

Over the past ten years, especially given the volatile market and increased life expectancy, the number one fear of retirees and pre-retiree is that of outliving their money – even more so than the fear of death. Today, the recent economic crisis has shown that simply accumulating an ample amount of savings for the future  Click to Continue


Can Social Security Benefits Get Seized by Collectors

If you’re receiving social security benefits, the law is on your side to prevent seizure from collectors. This applies to social security benefits, veterans benefits, supplemental security income benefits, and other federal payments as well. Although you’re benefits are protected, there are some things you need to know if this is a concern. Click here  Click to Continue


Should the Social Security Administration’s Calculators be Trusted by Those Under 60?

Are you under 60 years old and curious to know how much you should rely on the results from the Social Security Administration’s online calculators? Well here is a very insightful answer from Larry Kotlikoff, a professor of economics at Boston University, to a consumer who asked the following questions: How accurate are the projections  Click to Continue


Obama Says “No” To The Proposed Social Security Chained Consumer Price Index

Now we all know that there are some huge issues with our current Social Security System.  Not only is it heavily “under-funded”, but for the first time in American history, our country faces a retiring demographic (the Baby Boomers) who are larger in mass than the generation following it.  Meaning, never before in history have  Click to Continue