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February 2018 Archives

Checking the deadlines are requirements for disability benefits

Having to rely on Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) payments isn't something that most people think they will ever have to do. If the time for you to need these payments does come up, you need to understand that you might be facing a long road toward approval. We can help you work through the process of applying for benefits and appealing a decision if one isn't made in your favor.

Disabled adult children and Social Security benefits

Social Security provides much-needed benefits for young people who become disabled, yet many people aren't even aware the program exists. If you have a child who suffers from autism, cerebral palsy or another medical condition present either from birth or at a young age, there are certain things you should know.

The risks associated with debt settlement

If you've been speaking with a debt settlement company, you may have heard some fantastic claims. It's not uncommon for debt settlement firms to lure potential clients in with promises of reducing their debt by 50 percent. Some claim they can help you eliminate your debt problems within 36 months. In many cases, however, these debt settlement companies aren't selling anything more than snake oil.

People are dying while waiting on a disability decision

Americans work and pay into the Social Security Disability Insurance program so if they become disabled before retirement age, they have some income to rely on. Unfortunately, due to the backlog of people waiting on disability decisions, they often have to wait an unreasonable amount of time if they are not fortunate to be approved at the onset.