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Check Your Social Security Benefits Online

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Nice little story out on the Public Citizen blog today that had a link to the new Social Security online portal to check your social security benefits. Apparently the Social Security Administration is not going to send out the paper statements any more but you can login to check on your benefits and salary history. The registration was a bit ... Read More »

Social Security Administration Wants Their SSI Overpayment Back. – Penny

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“Dear Steve, I am in serious financial trouble and need some advice. My family and I have been served a social security overpayment notice for the amount of close to $16,000. The ssa is going to be cancelling my son’s disability and I am trying to work on a payment arrangement with them. As I am not working and making ... Read More »

Financial Concerns for People With Long-Term Illnesses

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A diagnosis of any major disease will change your life. You may spend much of your time thinking about life and death and your own mortality. You might be trying to hold onto a job, if your health will allow it. You may be wondering who to tell — and who to turn to for support. You might be running ... Read More »

Widow or Widower: How to Handle the Bills After the Death of a Loved One

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You’ll go through a tremendous amount of emotional and financial stress after losing a spouse. Trying to take charge of all the household responsibilities while making important decisions about your future can seem overwhelming. This publication is designed to help you take control of one small, but very important, part of your financial life: the bills. As soon as possible ... Read More »

How to Survive a Job Loss

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If you’ve ever lost a job, you know how devastating it can be. It doesn’t really matter how you lost it — a company reorganization, merger, forced retirement or simply being fired — the results are the same. It probably feels like everything you’ve worked for is gone, including your income. And because losing a job is often unexpected, you’re ... Read More »

Financial Concerns for People With AIDS/HIV

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A diagnosis of HIV or AIDS will change your life. You may spend much of your time thinking about life and death and your own mortality. You might be trying to hold onto a job, if your health will allow it. You may be wondering who to tell — and who to turn to for support. You might be running ... Read More »

Coping Financially With a Short-Term Disability

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George is a truck driver. He experienced a seizure and went to see his doctor. Although the doctor said he is all right, state law prohibits him from driving for six months. Susan expected to go back to work six weeks after the birth of her baby, but she experienced severe depression and was unable to return to work for ... Read More »

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