How to Get A Disability Application ‘Fast-Tracked’

Question: I’ve heard there is a way for my daughter to get her disability application on the “fast track.” How does this work? Answer: If your daughter has one of the more than 200 impairments on the Compassionate Allowances list at http://www.socialsecurity.gov/compassionateallowances, her application might be “fast-tracked” for a decision. Compassionate Allowances make it possible for applicants to receive a decision on their...

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Social Security Q&A: How Do I Terminate My Medicare Part B Insurance?

Question: How do I terminate my Medicare Part B? Answer: You can voluntarily terminate your Medicare Part B (medical insurance). But because this is a serious decision that could have negative ramifications for you in the future, you’ll need to have a personal interview with a Social Security representative first. The representative will help you complete Form CMS 1763. This form isn’t available online. To schedule your interview,...

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How Can I Replace My Lost Social Security Card?

Question: I’m 17 and eager to start my first job, but my mother misplaced my Social Security card. How can I get another? Answer: If you know your Social Security number, you may not need to obtain a replacement card to obtain employment. But if you do need the card, you can get a replacement by following the steps below. There is no charge, but you are limited to three per calendar year and 10 replacement cards during your lifetime....

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Social Security Q&A: When Should I Apply for My Benefits?

Question : How far in advance should I apply for Social Security retirement benefits? Answer: You should apply three months before you want your benefits to start. Even if you aren’t ready to retire, you should still sign up for Medicare three months before your 65th birthday. When you’re ready to apply for retirement benefits, use the online retirement application for the quickest, easiest and most convenient way to apply. Find it at...

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Agenda: September 2015
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Agenda: September 2015

Sept. 2 College for America Information Center When: 7:45-9 a.m. Where: 100 Campus Center Drive, Portsmouth, N.H. Details: Information on the Southern New Hampshire University program that offers competency-based and project-based programs. The event is free and preregistration is required. Contact 603-225-1947 or visit http://www.nhnonprofits.org to register. Sept. 3 Building Leaders in the Construction Industry When: 8:30-10 a.m....

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