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2014-06-03 23:11:50

Allsup outlines top 10 reasons to get a disability representative when seeking SSDI benefits. Belleville, IL (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The approval rate for people seeking Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits has dropped to its lowest level in five years, according to Allsup, the nation’s premier disability representation company®. Only 48 percent of those who sought disability benefits were approved at the hearing level in fiscal 2013, and only 33 percent of claimants...

2014-06-03 08:28:38

BOCA RATON, Fla., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Kleemann's new book, Dividends Book - The Secret to Retire Rich is currently available via Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and DividendsBook.com. The book has been ranked on Amazon as high as 214,000, with a review ranking of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Through the book, John asks his readers one of the most pressing, worrisome questions that's on the minds of many Americans between the ages of 30-60: Will relying upon Social Security benefits be...

2014-05-27 23:10:50

National disability law firm Heard & Smith is commenting on the recent Federal Court ruling Whittaker v. America’s Car-Mart, Inc. (No. 1:13CV108), which could impact thousands of people who are in the process of, or will in the future, apply for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits on the grounds that they are disabled due to obesity. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 National disability law firm Heard & Smith is commenting on the recent Federal Court ruling Whittaker v....

2014-05-20 23:17:00

The Editorial Board of Living with a Disability magazine, a full-color print and online publication that helps individuals with various disabling medical conditions live life to the fullest, is marking Social Security Education Month with a timely article on a key mistake that thousands of Social Security Disability (SSD) claimants make each year: assuming that the Social Security Administration (SSA) knows everything about them. San Antontio, TX (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 The Editorial Board...

2014-05-20 12:33:37

With Retirement Health Care Costs Set to Exceed Social Security Benefits, IRI to Offer Members HealthView Prime Advisor Planning Tool WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With retiree health care costs on a path to exceed Social Security benefits for many Americans, the Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) today announced a partnership with HealthView Services, the leading provider of retirement health care cost data, to help financial advisors address the retirement health care...

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...

2014-05-14 23:00:25

Seniors have lost almost one-third of their buying power since 2000, according to the Annual Survey of Senior Costs, released today by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). The findings are the same as last year, showing no improvement in the buying power of Social Security benefits despite recent low inflation. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Seniors have lost almost one-third of their buying power since 2000, according to the Annual Survey of Senior Costs, released today by The Senior...

2014-05-10 23:02:51

On May 1st, special needs planning company released informational video aimed at helping families with special needs understand and apply for the important government benefits Supplemental Security Income/Medicaid and Social Security Disability Insurance/Medicare via their online Independent Living Program and Housing Project database Washington, D.C (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 On May 1st, 2014 M&L Special Needs Planning released a special needs planning video on their Independent Living...

2014-05-08 12:27:14

Expert guidance and advice from one of the country's premier ERISA and long-term disability attorneys. ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In his insightful new book, An Attorney's Guide to ERISA Disability Claims, Scott M. Riemer offers essential guidance and proven advice to attorneys seeking to become more knowledgeable in the complicated field of ERISA law. With more than 25 years of experience as a leader in ERISA and long-term disability law, Riemer shares his...

2014-05-01 23:04:44

Local independent insurance agency, Schafer Agency, releases tips on social security, disability, and more. Carleton, MI (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Michigan based insurance agency, Schafer Agency, provides life insurance, disability insurance, annuities, IRAs, and other retirement planning programs to individuals across the state. Since May is National Social Security Education Month, the agency would like to release useful information to help individuals and families understand the intricacies...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.