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Who is eligible for Social Security Disability benefits?

For those individuals who work hard for their living, a severe injury can prevent them from providing for themselves and their loved one. Fortunately, there are government programs that can assist people who are in these types of situations. One such program is the Social Security Disability Insurance program.

Where to turn when a disability occurs


As Oklahoma residents know, there are many major changes that occur over the course of a person's life. New members join individuals' families through births, marriages or otherwise, while others pass away over time. Many individuals decide to change jobs over the years, which can bring about changes in a family's income.

Getting a successful claim for OK Social Security disability


Patience is a virtue for Oklahoma residents. However, even the most patient person simply cannot wait when the situation is serious, such as when individuals are out of work and waiting for Social Security Disability benefits.

What are the rights of appeal for a denied benefits application?


Oklahoma residents have disagreements with others virtually every day, whether they be small or large in nature. On some occasions, these disagreements are due to misunderstandings or mistakes, and it is important that these mistakes be corrected in order to set the record straight.

Get the help you need from Social Security disability benefits


When Oklahoma residents suffer a serious injury or disability that prevents them from working, it can be a stressful and intimidating situation. Not only does the individual have to deal with the disability itself, he or she also must confront the financial stresses that come along with being unable to work and earn an income.

Oklahoma residents: act immediately to get disability benefits


When Oklahoma residents are in serious need of help, immediate action is often necessary to address the issue. For example, when it comes to Social Security disability benefits, individuals are often in need of assistance right away. After all, the benefits are necessary to help the individual meet their financial obligations.

Could the SSA have the backlog that tops all backlogs?

Here's a trivia question for your Friday afternoon: What federal government agency has a backlog that is the largest in the nation? If you guessed the Veteran's Administration, you would be wrong; even though you would be justified in guessing it. After all, there are more than 500,000 claims in flux, and waiting times for appointments are more than three months long.  If you think it's the U.S. Patent Office, you would be wrong again, even though the estimated 606,000 patents pending approval is shockingly high. 

2015 COLA increase to be 1.7 percent

Last October, the government shutdown dominated headlines as legislators bickered over passing bills to fund the government as a way to exercise their political muscles. This year, the economy's growth (even though a slight stock market decline has investors concerned) has tabled any discussion about funding bills.

ABLE Act gains momentum, will likely be approved by Congress

Despite the reported gridlock in Congress before the fall break, it appears that lawmakers have an agreement on legislation that would allow people with disabilities to save money without jeopardizing their government benefits. According to a story produced by disabilityscoop.com, the Achieving a Better Life Experience (or ABLE) Act will proceed to a vote once Congress reconvenes in November.

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