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2014-08-26 23:14:37

Heard & Smith, a national disability law firm that concentrates on the disabled and the injured, is applauding a new Los Angeles Times article published on July 28, 2014, in which reporter Michael Hiltzik calls upon Congress to take urgent action to shore up the shrinking Disability Trust Fund, which is used to pay Social Security Disability benefits to qualifying American workers and their dependents. San Antontio, TX (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Heard & Smith, a national disability...

2014-08-22 23:08:25

Kevin Goldberg of Washington, D.C. law firm Goldberg, Finnegan & Mester explains how applicants can qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance by satisfying the requirements set forth by the Social Security Administration. WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Kevin Goldberg, Social Security Disability Insurance attorney and partner at the Washington, D.C. law firm Goldberg, Finnegan & Mester, is addressing special considerations to qualify an individual for SSDI benefits...

2014-06-11 23:13:26

Two Ways To Fix Social Security That Seniors Support Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 A new survey by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL) found clear support for two proposals that would provide decades of solvency to Social Security. Sixty-five percent of seniors responding strongly favor increasing the limit on taxable earnings, which currently allows high earners to escape paying Social Security taxes on earnings higher than $117,000. In addition, 78 percent strongly favor...

2014-05-14 23:11:06

A vast majority of American workers underestimate their risk for becoming disabled. In light of Disability Insurance Awareness this month, HypoGal hopes to boost awareness and emphasize the value of this important protection product. Orange County, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Alarmingly, the Social Security Administration published statistics in 2013 showing that 1 in 4 working adults will become disabled for a period of time before they retire. May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month...

2014-04-22 23:15:25

A new must-read article by national disability law firm Heard & Smith is warning social security disability applicants on the dangers of handing their case on their own, and especially on attending their hearing without an attorney. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 A new must-read article by national disability law firm Heard & Smith is warning social security disability applicants on the dangers of handing their case on their own, and especially on attending their hearing...

2014-03-24 23:04:59

Allsup outlines steps to improve chances when planning to apply for SSDI benefits Belleville, IL (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Social Security ended fiscal year 2013 with 698,000 people waiting for a decision on their initial applications for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, indicating the importance of preparing before applying for SSDI benefits, according to Allsup. The company, based in Belleville, Ill., has helped more than a quarter-million people to receive their SSDI...

2014-03-06 23:00:19

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) recently released information about Social Security that went unnoticed by the media, and was all but ignored by Congress and President Obama. The part of the program that pays benefits to 11 million disabled workers and dependents will be fully exhausted within three years — nearly 20 years sooner than the retirement program. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) recently released grim information about Social...

2014-03-05 23:02:20

A new analysis of state-level data by the National Credit Union Administration shows strong loan and membership growth at federally insured credit unions in the year ending Dec. 31, 2013. ALEXANDRIA, Va. (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 A new analysis of state-level data by the National Credit Union Administration shows strong loan and membership growth at federally insured credit unions in the year ending Dec. 31, 2013. Growth in assets and shares continued, but at a slower pace than in the...

2014-01-29 23:34:51

Heard & Smith is highlighting several proposed changes being considered for the Social Security Administration (SSA) that would negatively impact millions of Social Security Disability (SSD) benefit applicants and their families. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Heard & Smith, a national disability law firm that concentrates on the disabled and the injured, is highlighting several proposed changes being considered for the Social Security Administration (SSA) that, if...

2014-01-22 23:20:30

People attempting to navigate the often tricky Social Security Disability application process will come across many obstacles, none greater than the denial of the initial application. The Social Security lawyers of Handler Henning & Rosenberg are offering tips to those who have been denied. Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Filing an application for Social Security is sadly an often drawn out process, taking up to 18 months for a final decision.  Coupled with the time...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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