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  • Do You Have Student Loans and You're Receiving Social Security Benefits?

    DO YOU RECEIVE SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY BENEFITS? Has Social Security determined your Medical Improvement is Not Expected (“MINE”)? If you answered yes to either question, then you MAY be eligible to have your Student Loan Debt FORGIVEN. YOUR LOAN TYPE MUST BE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING: • William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program • Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFEL) • Federal Perkins Loan Program • TEACH Grant Service obligation Content Detail

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    Georgia Legal Services Program®
  • If You are Blind or Have Low Vision: How We Can Help

    The website has information on Social Security Disability benefits and SSI Benefits for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
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    Spanish / Español
  • Income Support: Social Security

    Social Security, the nation's best known form of insurance, provides a retirement and insurance program for older and disabled Americans. There are three basic categories of cash benefits under Social Security: retirement, disability and survivor benefits. Rules, payment schedules and eligibility for each program are distinct. Although a person may qualify for more than one type of benefit under Social Security, he/she can collect only one of these three benefits at a time. The following are brief highlights of each program. Read More

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    Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Aging Services
  • Social Security Electronic Payments Are Coming! Are you ready for March 1, 2013?

    People currently getting federal benefit paper checks must switch to electronic payments on March 1, 2013. Content Detail

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    Georgia Legal Services Program®
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    Spanish / Español
  • SSI Overpayments: What to Do if You Got a Notice of Overpayment from Social Security

    This video provides basic advice on what to do if you receive a notice of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) overpayment from Social Security. It reviews your options for what to do next, including reconsideration or a waiver of overpayment. Read More

  • What You Need To Know When You Get Disability Benefits

    You should, now that you’re receiving Social Security disability benefits. You might think that, because the disability application process is over and your benefits are about to start, you no longer have to worry about Social Security. But what should you do if your condition improves? Or what if you want to go back to work but are afraid of losing your benefits? Knowing the answers to these and other questions now will save you a great deal of time, inconvenience and maybe some money later. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
  • What You Need To Know When You Get SSI Benefits

    This booklet, from the Social Security Administration web site is for people who get Supplemental Security Income (SSI). The first part tells about your benefits and what you can expect from Social Security. The second part tells what changes you must report. The third part tells you how you can call Social Security toll free to conduct your Social Security business. The fourth part tells how and when to report changes. The fifth part explains some special rules for people who get SSI disability. The sixth part of the booklet explains other things all SSI recipients should know, and the last part provides additional information about SSI eligibility. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
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    Spanish / Español

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