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SSDI: People fined up to $435,000 for Social Security mistakes

SSDI: People fined up to $435,000 for Social Security mistakes

Around 100 Americans are fined up to $435,000 after they received Social Security Disability benefits, or SSDI, that they weren’t entitled to. This comes following the inspector general’s investigation that enforced the fines. Among those facing the fines are low income, disabled, ... MORE
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Social Security: $1,657 payments going out TODAY

Social Security: $1,657 payments going out TODAY

Millions of Americans collecting Social Security retirement benefits are set to see a payment worth $1,657 on average today, May 25. Those with birthdays between the 21st and 31st of any given month who collect benefits will see their payment today. Benefits ... MORE
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Social Security: 44% of Americans think benefits will be gone by retirement

Social Security: 44% of Americans think benefits will be gone by retirement

Millions of retired Americans rely heavily on Social Security benefits as a source of income for their daily living expenses. Social Security has had trouble keeping up with the population and serving the public, so many people are worried. 44% of Americans ... MORE
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Social Security: Tips on increasing your retirement benefits

Social Security: Tips on increasing your retirement benefits

Millions of Americans retire and collect Social Security payments each year, but there are ways you can increase those benefits. Social Security was designed to only cover around 40% of your previous salary. This means you’re expected to have some sort of ... MORE
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Social Security: Will Michigan residents see a $1,000 boost?

Social Security: Will Michigan residents see a $1,000 boost?

Michigan retirees could see a major tax cut. This tax cut has the potential to save you thousands a year. Food Stamps: Thousands to see extra SNAP worth $2.8 million Who will see the boost? Michigan Gov. Whitmer announced that se wants ... MORE
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Social Security: Tips to get the maximum benefits, worth $4,194 in 2022

Social Security: Tips to get the maximum benefits, which are worth $4,194 in 2022

The closer people get to retirement, the more they start to pay attention to things like Social Security and how much their benefits might be. What you see for benefit payments will be individual to you and the many factors at play ... MORE
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Social Security: Taxes eliminated in this state

Social Security: Taxes eliminated in this state

Minnesota residents who have been paying taxes on their Social Security income will no longer need to with the new end of session deal. Lawmakers passed a deal that will completely eliminate taxes on Social Security income. It will also cut down ... MORE
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Social Security: Customer service delays draw attention from Congress

Social Security: Customer service delays draw attention from Congress

Congress is looking to resolve the mounting customer service issues plaguing Social Security recipients who seek out help from the SSA. Over 65 millions were on Social Security in 2021, compared to 55.4 million in 2011. With so many more beneficiaries using ... MORE
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Social Security payment schedules

Social Security payment schedules

Are you unsure of when your Social Security check may be arriving? The SSA releases a payment schedule every year for Americans to follow. Your benefit checks are sent based on which program you’re getting benefits from. In addition, things like your ... MORE
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Social Security: How to prep for things like inflation when you retire

Social Security: How to prep for things like inflation when you retire

Many Americans plan ahead for Social Security and retirement, and with inflation rapidly rising, here are ways to prep. Delaying right now could be stressful as inflation creates so much uncertainty. There is always the option to delay benefits past your full ... MORE
Social Security: Customer service issues so bad, Congress is getting involved

Social Security: Customer service issues so bad, Congress is getting involved

The Social Security Administration really struggled to keep up with customer service once the pandemic hit, and it’s only gotten worse. It’s become so bad that Congress is stepping in to rectify ongoing issues. While this is good news, it may be ... MORE
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Social Security: How do I replace a lost card for my child?

Social Security: How do I replace a lost card for my child?

The Social Security Administration runs various programs, and also handles all things Social Security card related. If you or a child loses a Social Security card, you can always get a replacement. You just need to follow the steps laid out by ... MORE
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Social Security: How do I get the maximum benefit?

Social Security: How do I get the maximum benefit?

When talking Social Security benefits, there are many factors to account for. Here are the basics to claiming your maximum benefit. Child Tax Credit: Who can claim the new credits with GetCTC? What is the maximum benefit? As of 2022, the maximum ... MORE
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Social Security, SSI, and SSDI June payment dates

Social Security, SSI, and SSDI June payment dates

The payment dates for benefits administered by the SSA vary based on your birth date. Here are the exact days you’ll get paid in June. California residents can claim a $160 one-time credit June payment schedule for Social Security and SSDI The ... MORE
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SSDI: Millions waiting on applications, here’s how to speed it up

SSDI: Millions waiting on applications, here’s how to speed it up

Millions of Americans are enrolled in Social Security programs like SSDI, but waiting on the application process can feel like a long and stressful time. At the moment, there are over 1.1 million Americans waiting for the approval of their disability, or ... MORE
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