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How to Protect Your Social Security Number

2019-04-11T00:52:29+00:00

After recent announcements that computer hackers had stolen more than 21 million Social Security numbers, you may be concerned about the security of your own Social Security number. This comes on top of other large scale security breaches recently that include the theft of personal information from federal employees, Target, Macy’s, and Neiman Marcus. So if you are concerned about what you can do to make sure your Social Security number stays safe, make sure to keep the following in mind. Identify theft can affect your Social Security Disability Application. If an identity thief has [...]

How to Protect Your Social Security Number2019-04-11T00:52:29+00:00

American Public Favors Strengthening Social Security

2019-04-11T00:54:39+00:00

While Social Security continues to provide vital economic support to millions of disabled and retired individuals, children, and widows, there are long-term funding concerns which need to be addressed to keep the program fiscally sound for generations to come. The opinions of ordinary Americans should be of paramount importance in the continuing debate over proposed changes to Social Security. In other words: what solutions are favored by the people who would be most affected by any change to the current system? A recent study published in October 2014 by the National Academy of Social Insurance [...]

American Public Favors Strengthening Social Security2019-04-11T00:54:39+00:00

SSI and Presumptive Disability

2019-04-03T16:14:47+00:00

Individuals applying for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) may be eligible to receive benefits while their disability application is pending if they qualify for presumptive disability. SSI is a monthly benefit paid out of a Federal program funded by general tax revenues to individuals who are blind or disabled. Unlike SSDI, SSI does not require work credits to qualify; it's based instead

SSI and Presumptive Disability2019-04-03T16:14:47+00:00