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Parent Category: Retirement Planning
U.S. OASDI social insurance system funded by FICA payroll taxes and originally created by the Social Security Act of 1935

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Email me your info and Ill try to help ya in the right direction.
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ssa-custhelp Section 207 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 407) protects Social Security benefits from assignment, levy, or garnishment. However, the law provides five exceptions: **child support and tax debt and other govt. debts.** The Social Security Administration's responsibility for protec…
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"he' would call local lenders until he found one willing to make a loan based on his CR and expenses and income.
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the 18 yr. old must apply for financing to buy the car of his/her dreams and obligate themselves to paying the payments .
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Thanks to the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) of 1978, all GROUP disability insurance policies for employers with at least 15 employees must treat pregnancy as if it were an injury or illness, subject to the other terms of the policy (in other words, pre-existing condition exclusions, waiting per…
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Private Disability Insurance You would have to review the policy that you purchased for the benefit period. Relating specifically to individual disability insurance coverage - Yes, you should be eligible for disability benefits after retirement age. You should review the parameters of your covera…
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Are you talking about Social Security Disability? It would depend on if you were married 10 years or longer and how much your receiving compared to what you might get on your husband's benefit. Check Social Securitys website. It's VERY extensive. If you can't find the answer, Social Security has a e…
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No. The Social Security Administration only pays disability benefits if they determine you have a qualifying condition, are completely disabled, and are expected to remain disabled for at least one year. If you are capable of working or engaging in "substantial gainful activity" (SGA) regardless of …
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No. Find the company you want coverage from and then see what they will do. Recent legislation prohibits Insurance Companies from using your Social Security # in your ID card.For more info see www.SteveShorr.com
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If the person has a valid SS number he or she must have at one held legal immigrant status.The best option is to speak with an immigration attorney or someone who is knowledgeable in the immigration laws that pertain to the immigrant's specific situation.In lieu of such, information concerning perso…
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I agree with the answer below but would like to add my 2cents.If you two were still married but not living together and she had "your power of attorney", then you should be calling to make payment arrangements. You could fight the judgment --get your own attorney, start putting any and all paperwork…
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Follow this link to the official Social Security Administration website. This particular page gives instructions on how to get a replacement card if your original one has been lost or stolen.You can get the form needed from your nearest SSA office. Or download the application for replacing a SS card…
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Yes. It is irrelevant whether or not a SSN is included in a persons account info. One of the reasons a SSN is used, is for tax purposes. Many consumers are not aware that when a creditor settles with a debtor for a lesser amount than is owed. The difference can be considered income. And the debtor w…
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If it is the error of the organization's paperwork, write them with the necessary information for the account and inform them of the mistake. If you deliberately gave them a false number or some else's, you could have a problem. It would be easy to have one number transposed or wrong. But pretty har…
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Sometimes, yes. While many items on your credit report are tied to your social security number, some entities, such as courts and collection agencies can report information to the three major credit bureaus without having to know the customer's social security number.
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No one can seize a bank account without due process. SSD benefits by Federal Law are 100% exempt from creditor attachment. You must inform the court and provide evidence that the account has only SSD benefits and not other funds. Even so, all states have a set of exemptions that also includes a spec…
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A collection agency cannot seize a bank account period. ALL SS benefits are exempt from creditors. A collection agency cannot threaten to take your property nor do they have the power to do so. They can inform you that the account is being referred to a collection attorney who can pursue legal actio…
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Yes. When you sign the application, you affirm that all info is true. Obviously, it isn't, because it isn't your correct SS#.
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All SS payments, whether to the beneficiary or survivors are exempt from any attachement by creditors. A secured loan, however is entirely different. The lender can foreclose on property if it is defaulted on. The death of the borrower (or one of the borrowers) is irrelevant. There could be insuranc…
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Maybe. It is difficult without knowing the state of residency to give an opinion. Every state has Homestead and other exemptions that prevent property from being attached and sold by creditors. Many states have statutes that specifically protect property of senior citizens and/or disabled persons. S…
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No. All SSI, SS, SSD, etc are exempted from garnishment/levy by creditors. As is much of a consumer's property, personal and real. Consult the laws of the residency state, to find out what property is exempt from creditor attachment.
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No. SSD and SS benefits of all types are 100% exempt from creditor attachment. They are protected by federal and state exemptions/laws.
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One option is to retain legal counsel, who will then contact the creditors, informing them of the persons financial status. If a creditor files suit the debtor then files a list of their entitled exemptions, (SS benefits, homestead exemption, etc). In some cases a creditor may try to levy the accoun…
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All Social Security and VA benefits are exempt from creditor actions. In regards to homestead protection, that is determined by the laws of the state of residency. Some states such as Florida have unlimited exemption amount, others have as little as $3,000. A lien can in some cases be placed against…
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%REPLIES% Answer If a person is judgment proof filing bankruptcy would not be needed. The reason this is done in the majority of the cases is (1) To protect the consumer in case sometime in the future they acquire nonexempt assets, such as an inheiritance. (2)To stop creditor/collector phone ca…
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All Social Security benefits are exempted under Federal law from attachment in any form by creditors. It might be beneficial to consult an attorney to see if you need to file any form of BK. It might be that state and/or federal laws render your property exempt from creditor action. You can find a l…
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bs i had student loans being garnished from my disabilty ss
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You cannot refinance a mortgage if you don't already have a mortgage, so how did you get a mortgage if you are an illegal immigrant with no social security number?   You should attain legal status first.
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Any good mortgage broker should have access to lenders that will allow a buyer to obtain a tax ID number and use that in place of a social security number. There are two specific lenders that specialize in this type of mortgage loan.Mark Saliens Senior Loan Officer
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Creditors can sue the debtor to recover monies owed, what property they can attach depends upon the laws of the state in which the debtor resides. All Social Security benefits and most pension benefits are exempt from creditor attachment. For the majority of consumers the homestead exemption is the …
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Perhaps you could find and old history teacher at your school, and ask if they know where any of their old history teachers live or can be contacted.You are trying for something very difficult.Most young people were drafted or joined during the Second World War, so the only history teachers that wou…
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Any child born on U.S. soil is a natural citizen of the U.S. The mother/father does not attain citizenship merely because of the birth. If they were illegally in the U.S. at the time of the birth, they are still considered "Illegal" and are subject to deportation. If the child is born in America, …
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The question is unclear. If a security agreement is not completed and signed by the debtor, their is no security and a UCC alone will not. If you know/believe there was a security agreement signed and cannot locate or get access to it: a UCC-1 that has the "stamp" or other certification on it that t…
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For certain the party involved will need the assistance of an attorney who specializes in Social Security issues. The complexity of dealing with a government agency can be intimidating and frustrating to say the least. The other option is to use the appeal process, the guidelines for which can be fo…
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Social Security and the end of the Depression No. No economists or historians believe Social Security helped end the Great Depression, although some Marxists might believe this. Here is more input: Social Security provided an income for retired people.  Before it, retirees would live with …
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Answer Federal Law makes all Social Security benefits, 100% exempt from any creditor action. This does not apply to child support orders however, only consumer type debts.
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Answer Not automatically; However, a "green card" (lawful permanent residency for aliens) makes someone elligible for a "right to work" social security number. One must request it at a Social Security office. Answer A green card does not make you eligible for a "right to work" social security…
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There is no requirement to have or use a social security number to live or work in the United States. The Social Security Administration will admit this to you IN WRITING if you write them via snail mail, or email them at http://www.ssa.gov The number IS required for EMPLOYMENT, but that is a term S…
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Primarily, personal and customized attention, as well as parental involvement. That benefits any student, of any ability level. Answer A downfall can be lack of social interaction, thus lack of social maturity as child progresses. However, some homeschool programs co-op with others to ensure soc…
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No, you are not required to participate in the Social Security System.That said, most, but not all employers, require their employees to participate in the system, and therefore if you choose to work for that particular company you need to apply for a Social Security Number and use it in their emplo…
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YES, the IRS CAN garnish your Social Security Retirement benefit! This is a relatively new program, though it was apparently authorized under legislation from several years ago. If your monthly benefit is more than $750, they may garnish 15% of your monthly benefit for taxes that are at least six mo…
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Some lenders might be willing to accept the person. However, many will not, simply because it is a very bad idea for a person on a fixed and perhaps limited income to take on extra financial responsibility. The other reason would be that if legal action such as a lawsuit became necessary for the len…
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Answer What does his will say? What instructions has he given to the Executor of his estate? How much equity is in the home?
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Things like paperrounds, pubs maybe? and also salons
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The letters are used to route traffic and result in the location of the policies that are needed by policy holders and by their carriers who offer them insurance.
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UK National Insurance NumbersThe last letter refers to the order you are drawn up in case of a war. A=the first lot, D=the the last lot.Nonsense!! A NI number is issued at around the age of 16 and stays with you for. The previious post implies that a 70 year old with a A will get called up. Women ar…
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Answer NO. What part of the term ILLEGAL don't you get? Answer If the father is legally here (he has a "green card"), he must apply first to immigration for a "green card" or visa for his child. Then the child can get a Social security number.
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Answer Not suppose to be able to but some states and/or agreements allow them to if your late on a payment check the wording of the orignial agreement and your states local laws You should never give any financial info or info of any kind to a collection agency. They have no legal rights what …
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No, ALL Social Security benefits are protected by both federal and state laws and are totally exempt from creditor actions. A creditor has other options than garnishment, if the person owns real property, although for most seniors any property will likely be protected under state laws.
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the numbers represent different data, such as your dob; state it was issued inetc, etc.  Do you mean specific to just the info revealed from the number itself? Like the first three numbers designate the state you were born in, etc.Or do you mean...if someone knows your social security number, …
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No, there are no websites that offer social security numbers. The only way to obtain your social security number is to take your birth certificate and other documents to a social security office.
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Answer I live in Alabama and we have a social service place that will treat you based on your income. If you make less than $14,000 a year for one person they will see you for free. I think you should find the nearest Mental Health Association and see if your state has one too. A good place to st…
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All SS benefits are exempt from private creditor action (benefits may be garnished for back alimony, child support, unpaid federal taxes and amounts due other federal agencies), most pension/retirement plans are also protected, although it is possible to garnish a portion of certain types. In regard…
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Answer No, it is assumed that one spouse will care for the other during illness or troubled times. That is the basis of the "sickness or in health..for richer or poorer" that is included in the traditional wedding vows. Even if one did actually take such vows, the presumption is still morally and…
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Yes when they put your family members social security number in the machine to check you out their name and information will come up as the person your using and what they use social security numbers for is to check your background and if they have a felony or whatever you might not get the job and …
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no ,this is the first step they going to ask in the application form, if u dont have a soc security number they going to reject your application even u have a h4 visa.   The above answer is not necessarily true. If a alien has a valid visa, the state of Minnesota will issue a diver's licensse…
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There is no US law requiring social security numbers to get a credit card. Banks do it out of convenience so they don't have to obtain extra information to give you a card. You can read more about this at CampusCapitalNetwork.com and sign up for a card without Social Security Number if you want. Som…
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Here's the info from the Social Security Administration:"The digits in the Social Security number allow for the orderly assignment of numbers. The number is divided into three parts: the area, group and serial numbers."The first three (3) digits (area) of a person's social security number are determ…
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JEWS proposed the federal "social security" scheme in 1933.Townsend was a socialist. He joined forces with Father Charles Coughlin and Huey Long to form the National Union of Social Justice. In 1936, Townsend was prosecuted by the U.S. Department of Justice for contempt of Congress.
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NO, you have to turn in any credit cards and include the credit card debts in the bankruptcy. You can't pick and choose what debts you are going to include.
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Answer If either your employer bought the disability policy, or you purchased it with PRE-tax money (thru payroll deduction perhaps), then I believe disability benefits are taxable at ordinary income tax rates. If it was purchased with after tax money, usually not taxable. A good rule of thumb is…
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All Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits are exempt from action for creditor debt. Most pension plans are also exempted, although some may only have a specified portion protected. States enact laws that establish which real and personal property can be exempted from creditor a…
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UK N.I. numbers are issued to UK born children soon after the birth has been registered. It is comprised of two letters followed by six numbers followed by another letter. Co will look something like AB 12 34 56 C
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Answer Perhaps. It depends on whether you have enough non-Social Security income to be required to file an income tax return. Also, for 2007 and, possibly, 2008, you may qualify for an economic stimulus rebate, but only if you file a return. You can find a form on the internet or at the library.…
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Go to www.reportenantdebt.com For about $15 you may report tenant debt to Experian, Equifax and TransUnion.If you know the ss# then I don't see why not.YES!! Join the National Association of Independent Landlords (=NAIL!) and Nail them! It's only $69.99 and you can submit late payments, bounced chec…
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Most pension benefits or at least a portion thereof are exempt from creditor attachment. All SS benefits including SSD and SSI are totally exempt under federal law from judgment action.
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NO, your SS benefits would be exempt under federal law. However, avoid co-mingleing funds in the same account as your SSD benefits.
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it depends, how bad is the asthma? the eneral rule for receiving ssd (social security disability) benefits is that the illness or disease is what stops you from being able to work.
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A foreign national who is unlawfully present within the U.S. is not eligible for permanent resident or citizenship status. The person must leave the U.S. voluntarily or be subject to deportation under U.S. immigration laws.Any foreign national who has been unlawfully present within the U.S. for 12 m…
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No. If a creditor other than the federal government tries to garnish your Social Security benefits, inform them that such an action violates Section 207 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 407).
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If both of the parents have a joint legal custody arrangement, you have to give the noncustodial parent that information. If you have sole custody of the child, you do not have to share that information with the noncustodial parent.
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You would need to immediately inform the police and the social security office. This person can seriously complicate you life. You may end up being liable for debts and taxes that are not your fault.
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who gives loans for small businesses with tax id numbers for lines of credit
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Yes. Social Security is a federal program administered by the states, but the rules are the same regardless of your state of residence. Persons who qualify for SS benefits may live where they choose and not lose their eligibility.
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yes, it is a form of restitution as they will probably have a registered office in the country that they wish to take court action. The reason for doing this while on benefits is that they can receive and order to state that payment is still due until you are to get into osition to make paymnets. Li…
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Answer:Visit your local immigration office and collect the forms for application to become a resident alien. Then following a full medical, photographs, fingerprints, life history etc. you'll receive notification for an interview (about 6-9 months in TX, 3 months in NV. The interviewing officers can…
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Locating a Person's Place of Employment Using an SSN Individuals cannot access such information. Persons or creditors can only obtain the information by use of the discovery process after a judgment has been entered against the debtor. There is only one exception to the above, although for perso…
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Answer You can obtain the forms needed at the local SSA office or call 1-800-772-1213 7 A.M. to7 P.M. (EST) Monday thru Friday. The best option is to visit Social Security Online to fill out a questionaire to determine what benefits the interested party might qualify for, and to download al…
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Answer No. All Social Security benefits (SS,SSD,SSI) are protected by federal law and are exempt to creditor action. This does not apply to federal or state tax arrearages or court ordered child support. - - - - - - - - Generally no. HOWEVER - they can be garnished for payment of debts owed to t…
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Very definitely. Not only the SSA. but the entire Federal government. That policy has been in effect for years.   It's more complex than that: federal agencies are prohibited from having race conscious policies, but all fed agencies admit that their hiring of black workers far exceeds the rac…
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I called the Social Security Administration, (800-772-1213) & asked this same question. I was told that I must file a petition with the court. The SSA will not restore your maiden name without court documentation. Information on www.socialsecurity.gov was also useful. However, there are no US l…
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Answer Answer should be Yes, or no. Which is it? The WCI provider will require medical records and any applicable records from the SSA (such as disability benefits being received) before they will process a claim. Generally the claimant signs a release form and the records are sent by the agency…
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Yes, as long as she met the qualifications. See the Related Link below for complete answers. Take information from anywhere else at your own risk.
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There are many problems in the world around us. Rape, domestic violence, child abuse, and drug and alcohol abuse....... If someone does not step up to change it, no one will. ---(Response) OK, but did you know that social workers must have graduate degrees plus 3 years of clinical experience to rec…
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Actually you can through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Answer It is not likely that a lender would grant a loan to a person whose sole income is from Social Security benefits of any type. From the economic standpoint it would not be feasible for someone to use SS benefi…
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according to the lawyer I spoke to today, social security is exempt from garnishments.according to the Arizona attorney I spoke to today, social security income is exempt from judgments but retirement income is not.
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The SSA require that Social Security benefits be used for the person that is eligible to receive them and in some instances for a dependent spouse and minor children.SS benefits for minors are due to the loss of a parent 'survivor benefits'.The general criteria is that such monies are to be used for…
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The answer is NO, SSI will NEVER be garnished, except to repay SSI overpayments, which can be recovered by a 10% reduction of benefits. SSI will NEVER be garnished for student loans, back taxes, etc. Regular social security payments (NOT SSI) can be garnished IF you draw MORE than $750/month. If yo…
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If you put the arms back on in the down position with the car off. What happens when you turn the car on again? Remove the wiper arm from the base. Some use a screw, and or, are just pressed on to the Knurled base stud. You can pry it off by lifting up with a flat bladed screwdriver. Make sure th…
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If your husband marry you using somebody else's name... then you probably didnt marry the person who you thought he was. The reason why its because that's not his name. Using someone else's id its illegal.
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Answer It depends upon the circumstances under which the garnishment writ was executed. The exemption of account monies is not "automatic", the judgment debtor is responsible for notifying the judgment creditor, the court and the bank of accounts that contain funds that are legally exempted from att…
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Roosevelt used SS funds to build the Atomic Bomb, Truman used SS Funds, Eisenhower used SS to build the Interstate and Kennedy and every President since has used SS Funds. The so called Social Security Trust Fund exists in name only, and they are comingled with the general fund. The above is an over…
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Answer A surviving spouse is usually entitled to such benefits, the main critieria for being eligible is her own SS status and how long the couple were married before the death.
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