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Social Security: What are Representative Payees?

Social Security: What are Representative Payees?

When an individual who receives Social Security benefits is not able to put them to proper use due to a mental/physical condition or because of their young age, the Social Security Administration (SSA) may appoint a person or organization as that individual’s representative payee. Social Security representative payees are people or organizations that manage an …

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Deaf or Hard of Hearing: Here’s How to Request a Reasonable Accomodation

Deaf or Hard of Hearing: Here’s How to Request a Reasonable Accomodation

If you have hearing disabilities, then you may be able to collect Social Security disability benefits. If you are collecting Social Security benefits of any kind and you have some sort of disability that makes it difficult to communicate, such as a hearing impairment, then you can request a reasonable accommodation from the Social Security …

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Social Security Benefits: How to Request a Statement

Social Security Benefits: How to Request a Statement

Many people depend on their Social Security benefits to be able to live comfortably after they retire. However, Social Security benefits vary depending on a number of factors, including the length of time you’ve worked and your earnings. Obtaining a Social Security benefits statement can be extremely helpful in determining how much you’ll receive. Fortunately, …

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Social Security Benefits: What is an Award Letter?

Social Security Benefits: What is an Award Letter?

If you applied for Social Security benefits and your claim has been approved, then you’ll be contacted by the Social Security Administration through the mail. The letter sent to you is called the Social Security benefits award letter. What is in the Social Security benefits award letter? An award letter contains a number of things …

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U.S. Citizens Overseas & Social Security Benefits

U.S. Citizens Overseas & Social Security Benefits

If you’re an American citizen but you have decided to move overseas, whether it’s to retire or to work, then you’ll want to know how that could affect your potential Social Security benefits. The following is everything that you will need to know about how living overseas can affect your Social Security benefits. Social Security …

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