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No paper, no plastic: Social Security embraces direct deposit

The practice of payment through direct bank deposits has been saving businesses money for many years' time. Now, in an effort to save funds at every opportunity, the federal Social Security Administration has also moved toward electronic payments for benefits, Supplemental Security Income, Social Security disability, Veterans Affairs, and government pension plans.

SSA expedites approval for numerous disabilities

Many are aware of the arduous and lengthy process that a Social Security disability appeal can become. With wait times for a decision often stretching to a length of a year or more, those who are able to avoid the process and secure an immediate application approval should work hard in doing so.

Economic factors, social change accounts for SSDI rise

For an American who has been badly hurt or stricken by a debilitating disease, the possibility of a missed week, month, year, or more at work can be just as frightening as the initial diagnosis. Although the Social Security Administration's disability benefit system is currently in place with the intention of keeping those unable to work able, at least, to provide for themselves, the system in recent years has undoubtedly become overwhelmed.

SSDI backlog continues to cause problems

It's relatively common knowledge by now that the application and all-but-inevitable appeal process of a Social Security Disability claim can be frustratingly long and fraught with discouragement. Now new studies have come to offer a fuller perspective on the ordeal. Beneath and behind all the information now available, the necessity of an attorney's help in the attempt to secure disability benefits is only more pronounced.

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