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Explain to Social Security How Your Disability Affects Your Daily Activities

When you apply for Social Security disability, in addition to telling Social Security what your prior job activities were and why you can’t do the...

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When to Claim Social Security Benefits

Deciding the age at which you'd like to begin receiving Social Security retirement benefits is tricky:  Should you go for the lower-dollar option at ...

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Social Security: Checking Your Earnings and Benefits

The Social Security Administration (SSA) keeps a running computer account of your earnings record and work credits. The SSA mails out this information...

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Social Security Benefits: Retirement, Disability, Dependents, and Survivors (OASDI)

Four basic categories of Social Security benefits can be paid based upon the record of your earnings: retirement benefits, disability benefits, depend...

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Social Security Benefits: Will They Be There When You Retire?

If you're like most Americans, Social Security is a key part of your retirement plans -- around 96% of the workforce is currently covered by some sort...

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Social Security: How to Appeal Denied Claims

If your application for Social Security benefits is denied, you may not be out of luck. You can appeal the denial of benefits -- and a substantial per...

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Best Social Security Websites

Here are the most accessible, consumer-friendly websites that provide information on Social Security benefits.

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