Author Archives: Pete Trosclair

Why Reporting Life Changes to the SSA is Important for SSI Recipients

If you receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) from the Social Security Administration (SSA), it’s important to understand that any changes to your living situation or income can affect your eligibility for benefits. That’s why it’s crucial to report any life changes to the SSA as soon as possible. Why is reporting life changes important?… Read More

Understanding Social Security Survivors Benefits

Losing a loved one is never easy, and it can be especially difficult if that person was a major source of income for your household. However, if your loved one was eligible for Social Security, you may be able to receive survivor benefits to help support you and your family. In this blog post, we’ll explain… Read More

Will Remarriage Affect Your Social Security Benefits?

Social Security benefits are an essential source of income for many Americans. As a retiree or someone receiving disability benefits, it’s important to understand how remarriage may impact your Social Security payments. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at the impact of remarriage on Social Security benefits and what you need… Read More

Social Security: Learning How the System Protects Your Financial Future

The article on the SSA’s blog explains that Social Security benefits are a critical component of retirement planning. The system provides benefits to retirees, disabled individuals, and survivors of deceased workers. The amount of the benefit is based on the worker’s earnings history, and the longer they work and contribute to Social Security, the… Read More

Protecting Yourself from Social Security Scams: What You Need to Know

As a Social Security beneficiary, it’s important to protect yourself from scams that can threaten your financial security. Scammers often impersonate Social Security officials, trying to trick people into providing personal information or money. Here’s some advice to help you protect yourself: Be cautious of unsolicited phone calls or emails: Scammers often pretend to… Read More