Do I Need An Attorney to Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits?

Do I Need An Attorney to Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits?

  Is hiring a lawyer necessary or helpful when first applying for Social Security Disability benefits? When initially applying for Social Security Disability there are many concerns to be faced, one of which is whether or not it would be

Epilepsy and filing SS Disability Claims

Epilepsy and filing SS Disability Claims

  If you experience epileptic seizures, you may qualify for Social Security Disability Epilepsy is surprisingly common. Nearly 4% of Americans will develop epilepsy, making it the fourth most common neurological disorder. Seizures are the defining symptom of epilepsy, however,

ALS Disability Insurance Access Act – Lou Gehrig’s disease

ALS Disability Insurance Access Act – Lou Gehrig’s disease

  Those with Lou Gehrig’s disease may not have to wait as long for disability soon. There is currently a bill in congress which proposes waiving the five-month waiting period for Disability applicants with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Lou Gehrig’s

Finding Help for Depression

Finding Help for Depression

  If you are suffering from depression help is available. It is very difficult to get better on your own. Depression is the most widespread disability. Despite its prevalence, there is a negative stigma associated with the disease. An estimated

Gun Ownership Rights for the Disabled

Gun Ownership Rights for the Disabled

  President Obama pushes to add Social Security’s information to the gun background check database. On January 4, the Obama administration released a fact sheet detailing a new executive action regarding gun control. Individuals who the Social Security Administration has

Are your Disability Benefits Running Out in 2016?

Are your Disability Benefits Running Out in 2016?

  Are your needed disability benefits about to end? 2016 was supposed to be a bad year for those on disability. Every year, the Social Security Administration publishes a trustee’s report on the status of the Social Security system. In

President Obama’s New Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program

President Obama’s New Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program

  If you are disabled and unable to pay your outstanding student loans help is now available. It is very difficult for even successful people to repay their student loan debt. An individual who is unable to work and living

What is Social Security Privatization? Part 2 – Privatization Abroad

What is Social Security Privatization?  Part 2 – Privatization Abroad

  Other countries have tried privatizing their assistance programs, how has it worked out for them? There are many good ideological arguments both for and against the privatization of Social Security. However, before looking at those, let’s see how privatization