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  • Veterans' Survivors' Benefits

    If your spouse, parent, or child was a veteran that has died, you might be eligible for benefits. This document is a list of them. Read More

    By:
    Atlanta Legal Aid Society Inc

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  • Income Support: Pensions

    Pensions are retirement programs established and maintained by employers. Money in most pension programs is put in by employees and employers, although there are some plans that are funded only by employees. Pensions are payable upon retirement either after a certain number of years of employment or at a certain age of the former employee. The Employment Retirement Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) is a federal law which provides pension plan protection to some workers who are employed by companies in the private work force. Read More

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    Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Aging Services
  • Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

    PBGC was created by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to encourage the continuation and maintenance of voluntary private pension plans, provide timely and uninterrupted payment of pension benefits, and keep pension insurance premiums at a minimum. Defined benefit pension plans promise to pay a specified monthly benefit at retirement, commonly based on salary and years on the job. Content Detail

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    Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
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    Spanish / Español
  • Railroad Retirement Insurance System

    The Railroad Retirement Insurance system provides retirement, disability and survivors benefits under rules approximately the same as for Social Security. There is also a supplemental retirement annuity and, for some people, the possibility of collecting both Railroad Retirement and Social Security benefits. Read More

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    Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Aging Services
  • Retirement Plans, Benefits & Savings Information

    A pension plan is an employee benefit plan established or maintained by an employer or by an employee organization (such as a union), or both, that provides retirement income or defers income until termination of covered employment or beyond. This web site contains: (1) Consumer Information on Pension Plans, (2) Types of Retirement Plans, (3) Compliance with federal law, such as the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), (4) Employer Responsibilities, (5) Pension Plan Participant Rights, (6) Rights to Plan Information, (7) Retirement Savings, and (8) Small Business Pension Plan Options and much more. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Labor
  • When You Retire From Your Own Business: What You Need to Know

    Provides basic information from the Social Security Administration on retirement for owners of businesses. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
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    Spanish / Español
    Russian / Pусский
    Chinese / 中文

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Related Information (5)+

  • Ending a Job

    This document discusses the following questions: What happens if you are fired or laid off from your job or if you quit? What happens if you become ill or are injured and cannot work? What is sick leave and how is it covered? What happens when you retire? What is a pension? What is Social Security? The document is an excerpt from An Introduction to Law in Georgia, Fourth Edition, published by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, 1998 (updated 2004). Read More

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    Spanish / Español
  • Information on Other Fringe Benefits

    "Other Benefits" include a host of incentives provided by agreement between an employer and an employee (or the employee's representative). Most of these benefits are not required by law. This website contains information about: (1) Child Care Assistance, (2) Disability Insurance, (3) Flexible Schedules, (4) Other Compensation Benefits, (5) Other Insurance Benefits, (6)Severance Pay, (7) Unemployment Insurance, and (8) Wellness Benefits. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Labor
  • Know Your Rights on the Job Q & A

    A publication by the National Council of La Raza to help safeguard Latinos in the workplace, Know Your Rights on the Job Q & A. The format of the Q & A is designed to educate Latino employees on their rights and how to combat common forms of discrimination often experienced by this group. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
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    Spanish / Español
  • Securities and Business Regulation Division

    The Securities and Business Regulation Division of the Georgia Secretary of State's Office protects Georgians from investment, cemetery and pre-need funeral services/merchandise, charity and telemarketing fraud by registering and regulating: securities offerings, securities firms, securities salespeople, investment advisors, charities, charitable fundraisers, and cemeteries and pre-need funeral services/merchandise. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Secretary of State
  • What is Elder Abuse?

    This brochure is aimed at providing information and resources for victims of elder abuse as well as defining laws pertaining to elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Read More

    By:
    Atlanta Legal Aid Society Inc

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Consumer Protection (1)+

  • Securities and Business Regulation Division

    The Securities and Business Regulation Division of the Georgia Secretary of State's Office protects Georgians from investment, cemetery and pre-need funeral services/merchandise, charity and telemarketing fraud by registering and regulating: securities offerings, securities firms, securities salespeople, investment advisors, charities, charitable fundraisers, and cemeteries and pre-need funeral services/merchandise. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Secretary of State

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  • Building Wealth: A Beginner's Guide to Your Financial Future

    Building Wealth: A Beginner's Guide to Securing Your Financial Future offers introductory guidance to individuals and families seeking help to develop a plan for building personal wealth. While a comprehensive discussion of accounting, finance and investment options is beyond the scope of this workbook, it presents an overview of personal wealth-building strategies. Content Detail

    By:
    Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

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