Today is August 14, 2015. And in case you didn’t know, today marks the 80th anniversary of the Social Security program. Few Americans alive today can remember a time before Social Security existed, so in honor of this momentous day, here’s a list of some Social Security facts that you maybe didn’t know . . . The Social Security retirement program was enacted under Franklin … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday to Social Security!
Like any government institution, Social Security is always changing. If you’re interested in what’s happening in Congress right now, here’s a peek at some current 2015 legislation regarding Social Security: Ensuring Access to Clinical Trials Act of 2015 (July 16) This bill allows people receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits to participate in clinical trials … [Read more...] about Social Security Updates for July 2015
“Be kind. Everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” —John Watson We meet all kinds of people every day. People we can relate to. People who seem to have nothing in common with us. People who you instantly like, and people who aren’t as easy to like. But no matter who you meet, it’s important to remember that everyone has their own story and their own struggles—even if … [Read more...] about Inspirational Quote of the Month: Be a Little Kinder
There are lots of different types of lawyers in the world, and if you’re a disability attorney, awesome! You probably already know everything there is to know about Social Security Disability benefits. But if disability isn’t your specialty, maybe you’re wondering what’s involved in this particular niche of law. And lucky for you, I’m about to run you through the disability … [Read more...] about What Every Lawyer Should Know About Social Security Disability
In our fast-paced world, anxiety and stress have pretty much become a way of life. And I speak from personal experience when I say stress is the pits. As a perfectionist, an introvert, and an all-around worried person, I understand that sometimes your stress goes into overdrive. Feeling like you can’t do anything about it only makes the problem worse. But you can do … [Read more...] about Healthy Living Tip: 7 Ways to Beat Your Stress