After practicing Social Security disability law for decades and writing this blog for years, it is clear that most people still lack basic information about Social Security. I try to address specific issues each week, but sometimes it a forest for the trees situation. It really helps to have a good overview of the process.
Two Articles Provide Insights
Recently, the New York Times published an article addressing the seven issues that their readers have asked them about. As you might expect, most of
the questions pertain to retirement, not disability. That said, there is still a great deal of useful information in this article. Topics include whether Social Security is financially sound and the never-ending debate about when to take retirement benefits (answer: Age 70.)
US News And World Report also published a primer. This one is directed more specifically to Social Security disability. In it, they answer six questions about the program.
Ask Me The Tough Questions
I invite you to read it and then let me know if you have other questions I might be able to answer. Remember, knowledge is power.