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Learn How to Increase Your Social Security Benefit Earnings If Claiming Early

By Ken Marks | July 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you absolutely, positively have to start collecting Social Security Benefits before the standard retirement age, you know that you’re not going to receive the full potential amount. Since concerns with Social Security distribution are bursting the Geiger counters, the SS Administration has put their foot down on previous options: before you could have taken…

US Citizens Refuse to Provide Social Security Information on Applications

By Ken Marks | July 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

With recent reports of Social Security identity theft piling up, many US citizens are becoming increasingly concerned with providing their Social Security numbers on various applications – from loan fill-outs to IRS forms. Robert Scuder, a 63-year old retired child services investigator is one of those in alarm.  He worries, “I’m concerned about becoming a…

The National Committee is Concerned About a Chained CPI Determining Social Security Benefits

By Ken Marks | July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

The budget proposal created by President Obama to alter how Social Security Benefits are distributed is being calculated by a chained consumer price index (CPI). Now, what’s the controversy? Well, The National Committee has voiced their disfavor to a chained CPI because it doesn’t properly account the “purchasing patters of our elderly population”.  How are…

Kindle Books Provides Answers to Frequently Asked Social Security Benefit Questions

By Ken Marks | June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you’re in the denominator of people seeking to apply for Social Security Disability (SSD) Benefits or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and have no clue what to do, well, Kindle Books has just published a 33 FAQ sheet. Aren’t sure what SSD Benefits actually are and how they can help you?  Don’t know the difference…

Trustee Report States Social Security is Not Going Broke

By Ken Marks | June 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Social Security Trustees is trying to be put citizens at ease. This past May they released an annual report covering Social Security Finances.  The report states: not to worry, we can count on Social Security benefits. At least until 2033. With their in-depth look the report says that 100 percent of promised benefits will…

Make Sure You Decide When It’s Right to Start Accepting Social Security Benefits

By Ken Marks | June 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

As many approach the official US retirement age…a concern tempts the mind: when is right to start accepting Social Security benefits? With the engulfing county-wise deficit issue, and Social Security benefits already depleting, senior citizens are growing impatient…nervous. Here are the three options they have to consider…either they take their Social Security benefits early, they…

Your Social Security Number is on the Internet!

By Ken Marks | June 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

A new investigative report from Scripps Howard News Service has frightened many US citizens.  It turns out that personal information received from a government phone program has been exposed to the Internet.  The personal information includes Social Security numbers, birth dates, home addresses and copies of welfare cards. Scripps reporter Isaac Wolf says, “”They have…

Social Security Disability Insurance Unlawfully Administered by Judges

By Ken Marks | June 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Social Security Disability Insurance is on the fritz.  And sometimes people who are suffering from impairments that prevent them from working are left screwed and unglued even though they fully qualify for the insurance. Why? Well, time is a deciding factor when it comes to eligibility.  The uncertainty can lead the applicants to a panic…

Vets Fear Disability Claim Changes

By Ken Marks | June 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

With politicians finally challenging the long-term debt problem, veterans are uniting to prevent them from making any serious changes to disability payments. Veterans are currently fearing receiving smaller rations…believing that the government owes them their due for sacrificing their lives in war…or the bigger fear: being cut off completely. The American Legion’s Louis Celli speaks,…

Social Security Disability Claims Spiraling Out of Control

By Ken Marks | June 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Social Security Disability claims are skyrocketing.  In 2011, the US government paid more than 23 million Americans about $250 billion in disability claims.  And with claim money running out in 2016, politicians are being forced to raise taxes, cut the benefits, or dip into the Social Security funds for more dough. Why is this happening? …