Social Security Programs on MiND TV
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Social Security is a family-based package of protection created to ease the financial strain caused by the loss of income. This program explains how Social Security helps by providing income for the families of workers who die. In fact, 98 of every 100 children could get benefits if a working parent dies; and, Social Security pays more benefits to children than any other federal program. Topics covered include how you earn survivor benefits, who is eligible for survivor benefits, and how much are the benefits. [Disclaimer]
Social Security clients often ask what is the best age at which they should retire. This program explains that applying for benefits is an individual decision, and that Social Security benefits are only one part of a retirement income strategy. Topics covered include the effect of work on benefits, and the availability of benefits for family members like spouses and children. Options for filing are discussed, including filing online at www.socialsecurity.gov. [Disclaimer]
|The Social Security Administration is responsible for determining whether consumers are eligible to get "extra help" to pay for their Medicare Part D prescription drug plan costs - premiums, co-pays, and deductibles. Topics covered include the January 2010 rule changes regarding certain income and assets pertaining to Part D extra help eligibility, as well as a new process to refer consumers to their state assistance agencies for possible enrollment in other Medicare Savings Plans. Find out what's new and how to apply for extra help online at www.socialsecurity.gov. [Disclaimer]|
|Social Security pays benefits through two programs that may assist Wounded Warriors. The first is the Social Security Disability or SSDI program. The second is the Supplemental Security Income or SSI program that pays disabled people with limited income and assets. This program discusses the SSDI program. [Disclaimer]|
|For over 50 years, Social Security's disability program has provided an economic safety net for millions of Americans with disabilities. Social Security helps answer the question, What would you do if you could not work? This program discusses the disability program and how it might affect you. Topics include the definition of disability, the work credit requirements and how to apply for benefits. Disclaimer]|