Supplemental Security Income For Children After Age 18

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a program that pays benefits to disabled people (including children) and aged who have low income and low resources. (Read this online publication for more details about the SSI program: https://www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-11000.pdf). Once it has been determined that a child has a disabling condition and meets the low income and resource…
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Social Security Benefits For Children Beyond Age 18

Social Security pays benefits to unmarried children of parents who paid into Social Security and then retired, died or became disabled. In 2016, we distributed an average of $2.6 billion each month to benefit about 4.3 million children because one or both of their parents  are disabled, retired, or deceased. Those dollars help to provide the necessities…
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Correcting Your Social Security Earnings Record

Everyone needs to visit their my Social Security account yearly and make sure we have posted your most recent year of earnings correctly. If you haven’t done a complete year by year review of your record, you should do that. Your earnings are used to compute the Social Security benefits due you and your family,…
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A Tip For Tax Day

The name you file your taxes under needs to match the name on your Social Security card. If they don’t match, it makes it harder for IRS to process your tax return.  Also, Social Security may not be able to correctly post your wages to your earnings record. This often happens when a woman gets…
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