Social Security Administration Denies WWII Vet Benefits

Robina Asti, a 92-year old World War II veteran is fighting the Social Security Administration, who, following her husbands death, have denied her survivor benefits. The SSA says that she was a male at the time of the marriage, which nulls the marriage. Asti married Norwood Patton, her long-term partner, in 2004 in New York.…

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A Workshop To Help Maximize Your Social Security Benefits

With the economy and needs of consumers changing, its becoming more and more important to make the most of Social Security benefits. A few simple tips may help those preparing to start their Social Security benefits save thousands of dollars, and for those already receiving their benefits, there may be ways to increase benefits in…

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Gay and Lesbian Couples Eligible for Social Security Benefits

The Social Security Administration announced on December 16th, 2013, that married gay and lesbian Americans, whose same-sex spouses had recently died, are now eligible to collect social security survivor benefits. According to acting Commissioner Carolyn W. Colvin, Social Security had begun processing claims of surviving members of same-sex marriages and paying out benefits wherever they…

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Teens Don’t Know Much About Social Security

The youth of today is very naïve.  Especially when it comes to facts regarding Social Security.  Heck, grown adults don’t even know everything that Social Security entails… A poll conducted by CNN and ORC International involving 1,010 people… teens to seniors over the age of 65 proved that folks just don’t understand the importance of…

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