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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...

2014-04-15 16:23:52

Pittsburgh-Based CPA/Attorney Announces New Book, Other Online Resources at OutEstatePlanning.com PITTSBURGH, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The difference between a same-sex couple getting married and taking specific pro-active steps, and not getting married and not taking these pro-active steps can be the difference between running out of money and having $1.4 million during their retirement years. So says Pittsburgh-based CPA/Attorney James Lange who, after having done...

2014-04-15 12:30:34

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Democratic candidate, Dr. Anil Kumar, MD, officially filed paperwork April 11, 2014 in the race for Michigan's 11th Congressional District - where he has resided for over 30 years. In addition to qualifying, Dr. Kumar was the first candidate to file - and had 2,000 signatures, the maximum amount required. He also raised over $600,000 to date. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/73237 Dr. Kumar is a...

2014-04-14 23:00:13

A new poll released today by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL) suggests rapid growth in the number of seniors who pay taxes on their Social Security benefits. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 A new poll released today by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL) suggests rapid growth in the number of seniors who pay taxes on their Social Security benefits. The TSCL poll indicates that as many as two-thirds (66%) paid taxes on their Social Security benefits last year. “This number...

2014-04-14 12:30:28

OAKLAND, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help Americans see how their federal taxes are being spent, the Independent Institute today is launching the free mobile MyGovCost App based on the Government Cost Calculator website at MyGovCost.org. Available in the Apple App Store for the iPhone and iPad, MyGovCost personalizes how any American taxpayer's taxes are spent by the U.S. government in 2014 and over his/her lifetime. "MyGovCost provides custom-made calculations that...

2014-04-02 23:28:39

Debt Consolidation USA published an article that provide consumers with a list of the common retirement regrets that they should try to avoid. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 In an article released last March 28, 2014, Debt Consolidation USA revealed to consumers a list of retirement regrets that they should try to avoid. The article is titled “9 Retirement Regrets That You Want To Avoid At All Cost” and it explains how these regrets happen because of lack of preparation and...

2014-04-02 23:24:24

Allsup provides top 10 tips for getting through the SSDI backlog. Belleville, IL (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 The amount of time people with disabilities will wait for a Social Security hearing this year is expected to go over 400 days, a number not seen since fiscal year 2010, according to Allsup. The company, based in Belleville, Ill., has helped hundreds of thousands of people qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. People waiting for hearings on their SSDI claims...

2014-04-01 23:26:24

Aptos firm’s mission is to mentor financial professionals to help consumers make smarter Social Security income election decisions. Aptos, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 ClientFirst Financial, a leading financial services marketing firm in the Social Security income planning niche for financial professionals has reached milestone markers in its growth, now tracking over 3,000 subscribers. The addition of an online membership offering to its foundational product, the Social Security canGROW...

2014-03-27 23:28:24

"In this time of budget shortfalls at the federal and state levels, those individuals in our society who are at the most risk of losing life sustaining benefits need organizations and concerned citizens to advocate on their behalf," says Chartered Special Needs Consultant, Ryan Platt. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Advocacy is defined as the act or process of supporting a cause or proposal by the Merriam Webster Dictionary. An Advocate is a person who writes or speaks on...

2014-03-27 23:23:16

Allsup outlines benefits of working with an SSDI representative when applying for Social Security disability. Belleville, IL (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Staffing continued to decline for the Social Security Administration (SSA) in fiscal year 2013. This is likely to have an impact on the ability to provide timely hearings and processing of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) claims, according to Allsup, a nationwide provider of SSDI representation services. The SSA had 62,543 workers...