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How to Qualify For Social Security Disability In California

By Ken Marks | November 4, 2016 | Comments Off on How to Qualify For Social Security Disability In California

Unlike the majority of states, California has a short-term paid disability program. It works by taking an amount of your paycheck every week and if you get hurt your employee contributions will pay a portion of your usual wages.

2017 Brings A 0.3% Increase For Social Security Benefits

By Ken Marks | October 20, 2016 | Comments Off on 2017 Brings A 0.3% Increase For Social Security Benefits

With days left to the National Elections, the topic of Social Security has entered further into the national consciousness. This was further enhanced by the recent announcement of a 0.3 percent increase for those receiving Social Security Benefits. This planned increase does not take place until 2017, but estimates of its impact on recipients are already…

Where Should You Get Your Retirement Income?

By Ken Marks | October 14, 2016 | Comments Off on Where Should You Get Your Retirement Income?

One of the simplest investment truths is to not put all your eggs in one basket. Diversity is the key to having a financially successful retirement. There’s always a certain degree of risk you are taking when investing, so make sure you invest your retirement funds in multiple areas. Here are the optimal investment options…

ADHD & Your Disability Benefits

By Ken Marks | September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Social Security depends on medications and schooling records greatly when it comes to ADHD disability cases. Social Security disability circumstances submitted on the basis of ADHD can be incredibly challenging to win, but it is not impossible. Parents who are persuaded their children are disabled as a result of ADHD should keep a number of…

Is Obesity Covered By Disability?

By Ken Marks | September 20, 2016 | Comments Off on Is Obesity Covered By Disability?

It’s no surprise that the U.S. has been dealing with an obesity epidemic. With obese comes various serious health issues, but should obesity be cause for a disability claim? As of now 35% of the U.S. population have a BMI of at least 30 and are therefore in the obesity category.

Why Employees Need To Be Prepared For Phishing Schemes

By Ken Marks | August 23, 2016 | Comments Off on Why Employees Need To Be Prepared For Phishing Schemes

You may have the belief that employers have a responsibility to protect their employee’s information from phishing. But do employees need to take ownership in preventing attacks as well? Before that question is answered let’s clarify what a phishing attack is.

Do You Know The 6 Secrets To Retire By 50?

By Ken Marks | August 12, 2016 | Comments Off on Do You Know The 6 Secrets To Retire By 50?

Does it seem like the likelihood of retiring early is a unattainable dream? Well, think again it’s not a completely unrealistic goals to retire by age 50. Of course, it won’t be an easy task and requires intentional planning and immediate action. Here are seven guidelines to set you up for an early retirement.

Will Obama Make Illegal Immigrants Eligible For Social Security Benefits?

By Ken Marks | July 21, 2016 | Comments Off on Will Obama Make Illegal Immigrants Eligible For Social Security Benefits?

Currently illegal immigrants aren’t eligible for federal benefits because, well, they are violating federal law. Despite their unlawful status they may be provided rewarded with benefits like Social Security Benefits. President Obama is using Solicitor General Donald Verrilli to convey this message to the Supreme Court.

Complete Guide to Inheritance & Social Security Benefits

By Ken Marks | July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The world of social security benefits can be bewildering. There are multiple programs, with multiple acronyms. Even with the recent efforts by the Social Security Administration (SSA) to provide more accessible information, the layman can start to feel like a rat trapped in a maze. The following are some basics on social security benefits and…

How To Benefit From SSDI & Worker's Compensation

By Ken Marks | June 24, 2016 | Comments Off on How To Benefit From SSDI & Worker's Compensation

Some workers who have work-related injuries or illnesses qualify for Social Security disability benefits and workers’ compensation benefits; but do they receive both benefits as the same time? A worker can receive both benefits, but they won’t receive the full amount. The combined amount received can’t exceed 80% of the amount they made while working.