Another New Year is just around the corner, offering a new opportunity to improve your life in any number of ways with a wise New Year’s resolution or two. But, one good idea for many might be creating (or updating) a long-term financial plan.
SOCIAL SECURITY On Nov. 11, we honored our nation’s veterans for their service to America. What better time than now to tell you—and for you to help spread the word—about the many benefits and wealth of information Social Security has available for veterans and military personnel. Social Security recognizes those who put their lives on […]
SOCIAL SECURITY Succulent turkey (smoked), Savory stuffing, baked ham with the pineapple rings, Maraschino cherries and cloves, green bean casserole, homemade macaroni and cheese, greens, chitlins, corn bread, giblet gravy, cranberry sauce, sweet potato pie, pound and German chocolate cake, peach cobbler and homemade ice cream. Whew!! I need to stop, but I could keep […]
While the baby boom era is behind us, the effects will live on. The number of people reaching the autumn season of life is higher than ever. In fact, the World Health Organization reports that there are around six hundred million people aged 60 and older living in the world today. That number is expected […]
SOCIAL SECURITY Don’t look now, but it’s Halloween! Halloween is time for kids of all ages to dress up in costumes and go trick-or-treating. It is also a time of visiting haunted houses and watching those scary horror films. Think of the movies that frightened you the most, and they usually have an element of […]
If you are getting disability benefits, we understand how difficult the prospect of trying to work can be. We also understand that the possibility of having medical and financial benefits cut off can be frightening. But rest assured, Social Security has some great work incentives in place that allow people with disabilities to “test the waters” and prove that they can work before any benefits are stopped.
By Chuck Stovall If you’ve read anything about Social Security in recent years, then you probably know that our most convenient office location is wherever you happen to be—thanks to www.socialsecurity.gov. Whether you’re on your home or office computer, or at the park or the beach with a mobile device, Social Security’s online office is […]
Do you need a letter from Social Security verifying your benefits? The fastest, easiest, most convenient way to get a benefit verification letter these days is to go online to www.socialsecurity.gov.
When I think about Social Security on the eve of the program’s 78th anniversary, I am amazed by what a significant difference it has made, one event at a time, one person at a time. Over Social Security’s long history, every single monthly payment has made a difference to an American somewhere.
By Chuck Stovall Social Security Administration Social Security can be an important financial asset for married couples when the time comes to apply for retirement benefits. In many cases, one spouse may have earned significantly more than the other spouse, or have worked for a longer span of years. Or, it could be that one […]