Monthly Archives: May 2015

So how is same-sex marriage impacted by Social Security?  Well, the same as how heterosexual marriage is impacted.  To bust the myth, there is no difference.  You get reduced Social Security benefits when you turn 62 or chose to wait until 66 to receive the full compensation.  Heck, if you wait until you’re 70, you […]

The future of Social Security lies unknown…pretty much like anything in the future because we can’t predict the future, now can we?  Plenty of people claim to be able to see in the future, but most are just eccentrically dressed con artists.  But enough of this mini-rambling, how will the changes in Social Security handling […]

The Social Security Administration will no longer be using the words “mental retardation” when it comes to people with “intellectual disability” in its official Listing of Impairments. Peter Berns, CEO of The Arc says, “Changing how we talk about people with disabilities is a critical step in promoting and protecting their basic civil and human […]