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Medicare Questions and Answers

Medicare is an important program for you and millions of people. Do you know your Medicare?

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ONE FACT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT DISABILITY

In Washington there are over 178 thousand people receiving disability payment. In Idaho there are over 44 thousand. Nationally there are over 8.75 million.

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Count on Social Security Survivor Benefits To Protect Your Family

Tragedy strikes without warning. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 2.7 million people will die in the U.S. this year. For families who lose a wage earner, it can have a devastating financial impact in addition to the emotional one.

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REPLACING YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY CARD ONLINE – A NEW TOOL FOR WASHINGTON RESIDENTS

No need to go to an office, get your Social Security ONLINE

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YOU, WOMEN’S HISTORY, AND THE POWER OF SOCIAL SECURITY

March is Women’s History Month — a time to focus not just on the past, but on the challenges women continue to face.

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Monthly Social Security Benefit Increase for 2017 and Medicare Part B is going up

SSA payment going up but so is the cost of Medicare Part B

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Social Security and Veterans Affairs Partnership Means Faster Disability Decisions for Veterans

The Social Security Administration announced the launch of a new Health IT initiative with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that enables all Social Security disability case processing sites to receive medical records electronically from all VA facilities.

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Prepare for your disability interview: tips from Social Security

Filing for Disability Benefits - Here is some help

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SOCIAL SECURITY DISABLITY HELPS PEOPLE WHO WORK

Are you unable to work? We can help.

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SOCIAL SECURITY’S PROGRAMS ARE AS DIVERSE AS THOSE WE SERVE

From women and children, to the elderly and disabled, Social Security has you covered.

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What You Need to Know About the New Laws for Claiming Retirement Benefits

How will this change in the law affect Washington state residents?

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REPLACING YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY CARD ONLINE

A NEW TOOL FOR WASHINGTON RESIDENTS

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July Q and A with SSA

Questions and Answers with the expert

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May’s Q and A with SSA

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS with Social Security

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ARE YOU DISABLED AND UNABLE TO WORK? MAYBE SOCIAL SECURITY CAN HELP

Disability is something most people don’t like to discuss. But if you’re not able to work because you have a disabling condition that is expected to last at least one year or result in death, then it’s a subject you may not be able to avoid.

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American Heart Month and Social Security Disability Benefits

February is the month when we celebrate love and friendship. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has also declared February as American Heart Month to bring awareness to the leading cause of death for both women and men in the United States: heart disease.

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ARE YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS TAXABLE?

If you’ve recently begun receiving Social Security benefits or plan to apply in the near future, you may be wondering this tax season: are Social Security benefits taxable?

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DIFFERENT BENEFITS FOR YOUR FAMILY’S DIFFERENT SITUATIONS - SSA IS THERE TO HELP

And Washington State

Each year, Social Security announces the top baby names for boys and girls, based on Social Security card applications for babies born in the previous year (2013).

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MEN’S HEALTH AND SOCIAL SECURITY

This year, we observe National Men’s Health Week from June 9 to 15. Each year we observe Men’s Health Week the week prior to Father’s Day, focusing on awareness, prevention, education and family.

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DIFFERENT BENEFITS FOR YOUR FAMILY’S DIFFERENT SITUATIONS - SSA IS THERE TO HELP

Most people think of retirement benefits when they think about Social Security, and that certainly is a big part of what we do. In fact, most of the benefits we pay go to retirees and their families—about 41 million people. However, Social Security is more than retirement. Just read on. In Washington State, there are over 1.25 million people receiving Social Security benefits and of those a little over 323 thousand are getting benefits other than retirement.

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WOMEN AND SOCIAL SECURITY

The Social Security program treats all workers — men and women — exactly the same in terms of the benefits they can receive. But women may want to familiarize themselves with what the program means to them in their particular circumstances.

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DUST OFF YOUR FINANCIAL PLAN

Well Spring is just around the corner, but before you get started with your spring-cleaning, perhaps another matter deserves some dusting off—that long-term financial plan.

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ARE YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS TAXABLE?

If you’ve recently begun receiving Social Security benefits or plan to apply in the near future, you may be wondering this tax season: are Social Security benefits taxable?