Trump administration threatens Social Security disability with broad cuts
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Trump administration threatens Social Security disability with broad cuts

The Trump administration is quietly launching an offensive to curtail the ability of Americans with disabilities to get the benefits they have earned. There are now at least three proposals…...
Trump administration threatens Social Security disability with broad cuts
Social Security checks to grow 1.6 percent in 2020
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Social Security checks to grow 1.6 percent in 2020

The Social Security Administration has announced a modest 1.6 percent cost-of-living increase for benefits in 2020. The increase will affect the Social Security benefits received by nearly 69 million Americans.…...
Social Security checks to grow 1.6 percent in 2020
Top Halloween Safety Tips to Avoid Injuries
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Top Halloween Safety Tips to Avoid Injuries

As children venture out in search of candy this Halloween, Pond Lehocky wants to give everyone some tips to stay safe and enjoy the holiday. According to the National Safety…...
Top Halloween Safety Tips to Avoid Injuries
Bill would eliminate harmful waiting periods for Social Security disability benefits
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Bill would eliminate harmful waiting periods for Social Security disability benefits

An important piece of legislation pending before Congress would eliminate mandatory waiting periods that delay the receipt of Social Security Disability Insurance benefits by those who have qualified. The bill…...
Bill would eliminate harmful waiting periods for Social Security disability benefits
Pond Lehocky Partner Tom Giordano unanimously elected to Lupus Foundation board
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Pond Lehocky Partner Tom Giordano unanimously elected to Lupus Foundation board

Pond Lehocky Partner Thomas J. Giordano Jr. has been named to the board of directors of the Lupus Foundation of America. He was voted to the board unanimously by the…...
Pond Lehocky Partner Tom Giordano unanimously elected to Lupus Foundation board
Dear New York Times: We reiterate, Social Security is not going broke
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Dear New York Times: We reiterate, Social Security is not going broke

The New York Times published an article June 12 discussing the projected Social Security shortfall, breathlessly calling it a "crisis" that is "threatening to undermine a central pillar in the…...
Dear New York Times: We reiterate, Social Security is not going broke
Warning: Scammers ‘spoofing’ SSA phone number
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Warning: Scammers ‘spoofing’ SSA phone number

Authorities are warning about a new scam in which imposters claiming to be Social Security Administration employees trick people into divulging their Social Security numbers and sending money. According to…...
Warning: Scammers ‘spoofing’ SSA phone number
Veterans Should See Few Effects from the Government Shutdown
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Veterans Should See Few Effects from the Government Shutdown

As the partial federal government shutdown enters its third week, veterans may be asking what the effects might be on their benefits. The good news is that the shutdown should…...
Veterans Should See Few Effects from the Government Shutdown
New Name, Same Mission for Pond Lehocky Disability
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New Name, Same Mission for Pond Lehocky Disability

Disability Justice is now Pond Lehocky Disability—offering the same exceptional service under a new name. The aim of the new name is to bring the group in line with the…...
New Name, Same Mission for Pond Lehocky Disability
Government Shutdown: What Social Security and Veterans Benefits Clients Should Expect
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Government Shutdown: What Social Security and Veterans Benefits Clients Should Expect

With the federal government hurtling toward a shutdown, Social Security disability (SSD) and veterans benefits clients likely wonder how it will affect their cases and payments. The good news is that SSD recipients should continue receiving any payments owed to them and any pending cases should…...
Government Shutdown: What Social Security and Veterans Benefits Clients Should Expect