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By The Dispatch On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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America’s financial crisis: Health care and Social Security

With the national debt in the United States barreling towards $20 trillion and the US Federal Budget deficit around $670 billion, the country is without a doubt in dire straits and drastic measures have to be taken More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Benefits of Retired, Disabled, and Veteran Citizens

We live in an era of economic downturns, wars, climate change, costly healthcare and what not making it extremely difficult for people, especially the retired, disabled and the veteran citizens to live a stress More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Four Ways To Protect Your Information And Your Identity

From money hacks to identity theft, the information you share and use online is not inherently safe. You have to do something to protect it, just as much as you need to do things to save the content on your computer. More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 4th, 2017
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Will Trump ruin healthcare in the US? 67% of people are worried he will

Many policies set in place by Obama, maybe up on the chopping block, or massively altered to fit the Trump Presidency. This has many Americans worried about what may happen to their pockets and lives over the next More...

By Sierra Jones On Friday, January 27th, 2017
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Bernie Sanders attacks Mike Mulvaney over defunding Planned Parenthood

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders grilled Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.), the White House budget chief nominee, on Tuesday over his 2015 crusade to defund Planned Parenthood and his stance that Social Security is More...

By Guest Author On Friday, November 18th, 2016
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Social Security Set to Rise Slightly for 2017

More than 60 million Americans will see their Social Security benefits increase in the year 2017. Unfortunately, benefits will not increase by very much. The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently announced More...

By Guest Author On Monday, October 3rd, 2016
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Recent GAO Report Highlights Mistakes Americans Make with Social Security

The U.S. Government Accountability Office recently released a report entitled “Social Security: Improvements to Claims Processes Could Help People Make Better Informed Decisions About Retirement Benefits.” The More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, September 29th, 2016
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SSA Advice: Preparing Yourself for the Disability Interview

About nine million disabled Americans and their dependents receive a monthly Social Security disability check or direct bank deposit that helps them pay for housing, food, transportation, medicine, therapy, and More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 19th, 2016
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Hillary Clinton attacks GOP, Donald Trump on social security

On the 81st anniversary of the Social Security Act, Hillary Clinton issued the following statement: “For eighty-one years, Social Security has been America at its best. It reflects our shared belief that every More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
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Hillary Clinton accepts Bernie Sanders endorsement

In Portsmouth, New Hampshire on Tuesday, Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders came together to discuss their commitment to building an America that is stronger together and an economy that works for everyone, More...

By Guest Author On Monday, April 25th, 2016
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A Right to a Better Life: Getting the Help You Deserve With Your Disability

Coping with a disability and trying lead as normal a life as possible, often depends on a number of significant factors, such as ensuring that you get all of the help you are entitled to. Sometimes, it takes the More...

By Zach Jones On Saturday, April 2nd, 2016
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Florida Senate race: Alan Grayson in essential tie with Patrick Murphy

The Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC) and Democracy For America (DFA) are releasing the results of a recently commissioned poll by Public Policy Polling (PPP) that shows Rep. Alan Grayson leading Rep. More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
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CNN report finds Bernie Sanders’ fans can’t define socialism as it spreads across America

At a recent Bernie Sanders rally, CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin asked some of his supporters about his appeal, asking them to define the word socialism, but, some of them didn’t exactly know… Baldwin showed her More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, October 15th, 2015
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Denied: Cutting the Red Tape of the Social Security Disability Appeals Process

If you’ve applied for Social Security Disability benefits, but you’ve been denied, you might think that your options are limited. But, really, you’ve got a lot of ways to turn your situation around. Here are More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015
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Social Security Disability Insurance: Top Mistakes to Avoid When You Apply

If you find yourself in circumstances where you need to apply for social disability insurance, the last thing you will probably want is to experience frustration and confusion with delays to the process because More...

By Guest Author On Monday, October 5th, 2015
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Help in Hand: You Could Be Eligible for Social Security Disability Benefits

Many people don’t apply for Social Security Disability, yet they qualify for it. So here is some information to help you understand whether you’re eligible and some basic steps to get the ball rolling. The Basic More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 21st, 2015
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Bernie Sanders: Democrats ‘last chance’ for socialism as Robert Reich, Salon and others defend spending

The Wall Street Journal was under attack for calculating the Bernie Sanders spending plan to be a $18 trillion price tag. Bill Moyers’ website opens that “both Republicans and Hillary Clinton are happy More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015
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What Will the Cuts in Disability Benefits Mean?

The future of Social Security and Medicare does not look very positive at the moment, and the Social Security disability insurance program is looking particularly gloomy when it comes to the future. According to More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, July 4th, 2015
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A Very Depressing Look at America’s Growing Dependency Crisis

Based on a new report from the Congressional Budget Office, I wrote two weeks ago about America’s dismal long-run fiscal outlook. Simply stated, we face a Greek-style fiscal future because of changing demographics More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 12th, 2015
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Federal employee hack reveals social security numbers not encrypted

Government officials are now detailing the magnitude of the December 2014 cyber attack which leaked personal information of atleast four million federal employees. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) did More...


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