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Maximizing Social Security disability benefits just got more important

No benefit hike for Social Security next year.” Tens of thousands of Cook County residents were shaken to their financial cores. For only the third time in the last 40 years, they would receive no increase in their Social Security disability (SSD) benefits. Each month more than 150,000 people living in and around Chicago depend […]

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Will Social Security Face Cuts in 2016?

Although Americans have been hearing of the potential crisis surrounding Social Security benefits for years, changes that could be detrimental to the survival of the program could be closer than many think. According to the Social Security Administration, the program, formally known as OASDI, is in serious trouble. If changes are not made soon, the […]