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  • Delays in Social Security Disability Cases at Record Highs
    Delays in Social Security Disability Cases at Record Highs

    Summary The Social Security Administration faces a record – and rapidly growing – backlog of appeals by people who claim they are too disabled to work. Through June, it had just over 745,000 cases ...

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  • Marriage and Social Security Benefits
    Marriage and Social Security Benefits

    Millions of couples blissfully say “I do” each year with perhaps only a fleeting thought of eventually retiring with their beloved. But married couples should pause to consider the array of Social ...

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  • Hidden Social Security Option
    Hidden Social Security Option

    Did you elect to take Social Security benefits before your full retirement age? If you did and are now looking for extra income, there may be an answer. Once you reach full retirement age, you can pay ...

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  • What To Do if Your Social Security Benefit Statement is Incorrect
    What To Do if Your Social Security Benefit Statement is Incorrect

    Every year after the age of 40, you should receive a Social Security benefit statement about two months before your birthday. Study this document carefully, there’s a lot riding on it – the Social ...

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  • $250 Medicare checks coming
    $250 Medicare checks coming

    By Julianne Pepitone, staff reporterJune 7, 2010: 1:17 PM ET NEW YORK ( CNNMoney.com ) — The government is mailing $250 checks this week to seniors who fall into the gap in Medicare’s prescription ...

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