Understanding Social Security Benefits: The Childcare Dropout Years

There are many people who rely on Social Security Disability benefits to support themselves. In order for someone to budget properly, they need to know how much support they are going to receive financially from the Social Security Administration. There are numerous factors that are going to play a role when the Social Security Administration […]

Social Security 2100 Bill: Seeking To Make Social Security More Solvent

Social Security 2100 is a bill before Congress which is scheduled for a hearing in July 2019.  Among other things, the bill proposes to make the Social Security Trust Fund more solvent as well as increase the income and lifestyle of retirees and disabled individuals.  The bill includes a benefit increase for current and new […]

Is the 75-Day Waiver Right for You?

It can be challenging to wait for the SSA disability office to provide you with a hearing date. You might be in need of these benefits to help pay for medical bills, put food on the table, and provide for your family. It is understandable for you to want your benefits as quickly as possible. […]

Important Considerations of the 75-Day Waiver

It can be hard to file for Social Security Disability benefits. During this process, individuals will be asked to fill out mountains of paperwork, gather official documents, submit their claim only to be faced with a prolonged waiting period. In some cases, individuals might become frustrated and look for ways to expedite their claim. This […]

Announcing service in Pocatello

Do you live in the Pocatello, ID area and need support with your Social Security Disability claim? At Match and Farnsworth, we are here to serve the greater Pocatello, ID area. Our goal is to provide you with the legal services and representation that they both need and deserve. We can provide you with concise […]

Is Our Social Security System Solvent?

According to a report by the Trustees last week week, our SSI system is working well. “The most important take-away from the 2019 Social Security Trustees Report is that our Social Security system continues to work well for the American people.” The annual report shows the Social Security System is in solid financial health with […]

Social Security Disability Claims: What is the 75 Day Waiver?

Applying for Social Security Disability benefits can be a challenging process. There is a lot of material to gather, a lot of paperwork to fill out, and then, a lot of waiting. Are you concerned about how long the wait may take? Would you like to learn about how you might be able to speed […]

Why Does it Take So Long to Get My First Disability Check?

The process of applying for Social Security disability can be long and arduous. Therefore, once you find out that you have qualified for benefits, you might be frustrated to hear that you need to wait again. The judge has already found you disabled, so why is there another delay? Unfortunately, many people are active in […]

Why Do I Need A Payee?

 The process of applying for Social Security disability benefits can be complex. Even though you might think your work is done once you are confirmed “disabled”, this just is not the case. The Social Security Administration (SSA) will likely tell you to designate a payee.     If you don’t know, an SSA payee […]

How credibility is determined when evaluating a claim for disability benefits

When the Social Security Administration evaluates if an individual is unable to work and entitled to benefits because of a medical or psychological condition, they look at many factors to determine what impact the conditions have on a person’s work capacity. These factors include medical records, statements made by physicians about a person’s work capacity […]