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Social Security Benefits: A Brief Look

“We can never insure one-hundred percent of the population against one hundred percent of the hazards and vicissitudes of life, but we have tried to frame a law which will give some measure of protection to the average citizen and to his family against the loss of a job and against poverty-ridden old age.” –...
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Survivor Benefits and Social Security Trivia

Survivors benefits: When you die, your family may be eligible for benefits based on your work. Family members who can collect benefits include a widow or widower who is: 60 or older; or 50 or older and disabled; or Any age if he or she is caring for your child who is younger than 16...
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The Evaluation of Obesity under the Social Security Act

The following article provides general information on the guidelines used when the Social Security Administration evaluates obesity since October 25, 1999. Usually, the obesity issue is interconnected with ailments or “Listed Impairments” under the Social Security Act, to include but not limited to the following: diabetes, musculoskeletal impairments and pulmonary or breathing dysfunctions where spirometry...
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Social Security

In the past, most of the articles written about the Social Security Administration (SSA) have been about what is wrong with the agency and its programs. In the spirit of positive thinking the following are important programs and tools that the practitioner should be aware of and utilize when tackling a Social Security dilemma. The...
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