Posts Tagged ‘disability benefits

03
May
12

Protecting Income – Social Security Survivor & Disability Benefits

  1. Life Insurance
  2. Disability Insurance
  3. Shopping for Life & Disability Insurance
  4. Social Security Survivor & Disability Benefits
  5. Will Life insurance benefits be taxed?
  6. Emergency Fund
  7. Umbrella Insurance

Social Security is a program often detested, but it is a program that fills many of the holes in people’s retirement and financial planning.  Our aim is to dissect the benefits one can receive if they become disabled and the benefits their dependents can receive if they kick the bucket.  We use the Social Security handbook, which is available online (www.ssa.gov/OP_Home/handbook/), and back up what we say with what is written in this resource.  We link to the pertinent parts of the handbook as we write, so if you are curious, or think we are off our rocker, you can click on the link and it will take you to the applicable section of the handbook.

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