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H.R. 4280 Congressional Bill

H.R. 4280 was introduced in Congress this month. It is a bill designed to update the archaic income and asset limitations for recipients of Supplemental Security Income. These rules haven’t been properly updated since 1972. It would move the asset limitation from $2000 to $10,000 and eliminate deductions for in kind support. We think this […]

Protecting Assets for Disabled Individuals

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits have strict income and asset guidelines. Generally, an individual can only have two thousand dollars and a couple can only have three thousand dollars in assets to qualify for SSI benefits.  Assets are defined as cash or items that can be converted to cash. A primary residence, a single vehicle […]

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 […]

Today Is The 29th Anniversary of the ADA

Today (July 26, 2019) marks the 29th anniversary of the ADA (Americican’s Disabilities Act), the day George HW Bush signed this bill into law to fulfill that Americans with disabilities have the same opportunities and quality of life as anyone else.  Match and Farnsworth has been advocating for the rights and benefits of disabled citizens […]

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 […]