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Disability Is Not Just a Metaphor  — The Atlantic

“Freaks” are having a moment. The Kennedy Center’s acclaimed production of Side Show, about conjoined sisters at the circus, is rumored to be mulling a move to Broadway. The next season of American Horror Story will, similarly, be about a freak show. And in recent months there…

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Social Security Disability Taxation – Curious And Confusing According to Tax Court

The treatment of social security disability payments is probably one of the more unfair aspects of the Internal Revenue Code.  Every once in a while you will see it sneak up on somebody, which highlights the unfairness.  The Tax Court…

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Will High U.S. National Debt Kill Social Security Benefits Programs In 2015?

The 2014 unemployment extension bill keeps getting kicked down the road by Congress, but it’s possible that a new report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) may indicate hard times ahead for Social Security programs in general, including unemployment benefits. In…

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Nordstrom ads feature models with disabilities  — USA Today

It’s not easy to find models with disabilities in ads for the fashion and beauty industry — unless you look in the Nordstrom catalog. The company has been using models with disabilities since 1997 and continues the tradition in its…

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What you don’t know about Social Security could hurt you  — AgingOptions

If you’re thinking that the friendly guy working at the Social Security office is your financial advisor…stop thinking that way.   It’s not that he doesn’t want to help you, it’s that he can’t.  Even as about 10,000 Americans reach retirement…

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“What are the requirements for receiving disabled widow’s benefits?”

Answer: You may be able to get disabled widow’s or widower’s benefits at age 50 if you meet Social Security’s disability requirement. Your disability must have started before age 60 and within seven years of the latest of the following dates:…

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