Social Security Disability Benefits

Social Security pays benefits to people who can’t work because they have a medical condition that’s expected to last at least one year or result in death. Federal law requires this very strict definition of disability. While some government programs offer money to people with partial disability or short-term disability, Social Security does not. There are Read more…

If I Reside In Another Country Can I Still Collect My Social Security Benefits?

  Yes, if you are a U.S. citizen, you can live abroad without affecting your right to collect your Social Security benefits. If you are not a U.S. citizen and you later return to live in the United States, you must provide evidence of your non-citizen status from the other country in order to receive benefits Read more…

If I Commit A Crime Can I Still Get My Social Security Benefits?

Arrest Warrants If you have an outstanding felony arrest warrant for fleeing custody you will not be eligible to receive Social Security retirement benefits for any month in which there was an outstanding arrest warrant. Felony Convictions If you are convicted of a felony and you are receiving Social Security benefits, you will not be Read more…

Circumstances That Affect Your Right To Social Security Retirement Benefits

  According to the Social Security Administration (SSA) the following events may affect your right to collect all or part of your Social Security benefits: The first circumstance is getting married or divorced. Either one changes the economic circumstances of your living situation and therefor your benefits. If you receive your spouse’s benefits, your benefits Read more…

How Much Can I Earn Before It Affects My Social Security Benefits? Q & A

How Earnings Affect Retirement Benefits Will The Amount I Earn Affect My Social Security Benefits? You are permitted to collect Social Security retirement benefits while you are employed. Your earnings, in and after the month you reach your full retirement age, will not affect your Social Security benefits. However, the Social Security Administration (SSA) will Read more…

Elder Resources – Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, Elder Care, Senior Life Insurance Plans

List Of Elder Resources   Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Hospice, Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, Caretakers, Senior Life Insurance, Elder Housing, and Elder Advocates. Families USA  Organization provides information on affordable health and long-term care and includes a directory of related sites that cover Medicaid and managed care. Also offers a wide range of materials to helpful elder Read more…

Is 70 The Best Age To Retire For Social Security Benefits?

Q:  Many people think that age 70 is the best age to retire and file for social security retirement benefits because they assume they will be collecting the maximum possible benefit since they had waited the longest possible time to collect. While this certainly sounds reasonable, is this actually how it works and are there certain circumstances where waiting to Read more…

Workers Compensation – Work Accident Injuries – Plus Social Security Benefits

Workers Compensation For Accidents And Injuries If you were seriously injured on the job, or if you suffer from serious job-related medical conditions, you may be  entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. These may include medical benefits and monthly income payments until you are able to go back to work. Construction work is by far one of Read more…