Chicago, IL Social Security Disability Blog

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Social Security Cuts Are Once Again On the Table

March 16, 2020

Commentary by Tom Nash You could call it a perfect imperfect record. For the fourth consecutive year, the White House is floating a budget proposal which includes substantial cuts to the Social Security program. The President’s fiscal 2021 budget proposal released in early February includes severe cuts to Social Security, but the cuts are not

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Social Security Imposters: The #1 Phone Scam

March 12, 2020

Scammers try to leverage two basic emotions to con their innocent victims: greed and fear. Greed is at the heart of “get rich quick” schemes and “you’ve won a lottery or sweepstakes” scams. To exploit people’s fear, con artists will try to convince their victims that they owe back taxes, or that they haven’t paid

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Private Disability Insurance vs. Social Security Disability Insurance

March 9, 2020

Guest Commentary by Martina B. Sherman & Mark D. DeBofsky DeBofsky Sherman Casciari Reynolds, P.C., It’s estimated that one in four people entering the workforce today will experience a disability lasting a year or more before they reach retirement age.1 Many of those impacted are eligible for Social Security disability benefits, but Social Security Disability

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Feds Tighten Food Stamp Rules-Thousands Could Lose Benefits

March 2, 2020

The clock is ticking for tens of thousands of people in Illinois who will be impacted by a rule change in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, or food stamps, known as LINK in Illinois). The U.S. Department of Agriculture, which administers the SNAP program, instituted a new work rule on January 1, 2020, that

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