SOCIAL SECURITY: INFORMATION & UPDATES Does disability amount increase if health gets worse?
Q: My wife has received Social Security disability for several years because of a progressive illness. Her health recently took a turn for the worse and we were wondering if she might receive a larger... Posted on 12/11/13 at 9:14 AM
PLANNING INFORMATION AND RESOURCES Your First College Assignment: Think About Your Finances
Your First College Assignment: Think About Your Finances
Paul Jarvis, CFPEncourages College Students to Start Planning for the Future
Washington, D.C., August 16, 2013 With back-to-school season in... Posted on 8/16/13 at 1:48 PM
LIVING IN RETIREMENT Foundation of Retirement - Social Security
Social Security payments are important to most American's retirement plans. After all, a worker has contributed a significant portion of their incometo Social Security via payroll taxes;starting at2.2... Posted on 6/4/13 at 7:33 AM
HEALTHY TIDBITS Taxes
Don't forget to do your taxes. There are programs to help Seniors called Tax-Aide.There is Community Action in Duluth and other programs that are free.
Check out this website:
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NEW PLATEAUS The Panhandling Indian Woman
She was as innocuous as a tree or road signjust another person at the top of the freeway exit ramp here in south Minneapolis. Its a popular place for panhandlers. As I drove closer, though, her sign t... Posted on 10/30/12 at 6:16 AM
During a recent month, nearly 4,000 people received long-term care in North Dakota who were on Medicaid assistance, according to Curtis Volesky, director of the Medicaid Eligibility Unit for the North Dakota Department of Human Services.
Rep. Earl Pomeroy, D-N.D., chairman of the House Social Security Subcommittee, will conduct a roundtable discussion with Social Security Administration staff and senior citizens advocates at 10 a.m. today in the Federal Building in downtown Fargo.
The amount of federal money flowing to North Dakota jumped 8 percent in 2008 and is expected to increase “dramatically” as the state’s baby boomers begin tapping into Social Security, according to the State Data Center.
WASHINGTON – Social Security recipients won’t get a cost-of-living increase next year for the first time in more than a third of a century, and that could boost President Barack Obama’s plan to send seniors another round of $250 payments before the congressional elections.
Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press Writer
, October 16, 2009
Social Security was created in 1935 and Medicare in 1965. Through this America has had a grand bargain with its citizens: If you work hard throughout your life, the social safety net will be there to provide for your basic income and health care in your retirement years.
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