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Social Security Disability helps people who work

People with disabilities are challenged with both overcoming barriers and with convincing others that those barriers do not define them. That’s why we wanted to mark this October’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month by reminding you that Social Security is … Continue reading

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Social Security: a woman’s perspective

Regardless of whether you’re a man or a woman, Social Security will not — and was never designed to — provide all of the income you’ll need to live comfortably during retirement. At best, your income from Social Security will … Continue reading

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US Department of Education reforms rules to allow for debt foregiveness for disabled

Under federal law, someone who becomes severely disabled after taking out student loans is now eligible to have their debt forgiven. Under the new rules, the Education Department will recognize Social Security award letters as proof of disability, streamlining the … Continue reading

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Surprising Statistic-Almost half of new military veterans seek disability benefits

Why do you think more and more veterans are seeking disability benefits? According to an article by Marilynn Marchione in The Daily Caller, “America’s newest veterans are filing for disability benefits at a historic rate, claiming to be the most medically … Continue reading

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Should Family Courts be able to divide a Veteran’s Disability Benefits?

In recent news, a disabled veteran has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider whether individual states should be allowed to consider a veteran’s disability compensation in calculating spousal support; and additionally whether federal law bars state courts from considering … Continue reading

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