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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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Can an elderly person on social security have a bank account garnished?

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When can the elderly get social security?

Anytime


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What new deal program provided security for elderly and unemployed?

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Both Social Security and Medicare?

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Why is social security important?

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What is one benefit provide by social security?

Retirement income for the elderly.


What did social security hope to accomplish?

Establishing social welfare for the elderly.


Why was social security invented?

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What is a Political issue the elderly feel is important?

social security and medical coverage


Why was the social security act of 1935 so important?

It extended support to the elderly citizens.


What do you need to be a representative of your elderly mother for social security?

You need be be listed as "power of attorney" for her.


Do I have to pay social security?

Yes, this is an American way of trying to keep the elderly taken care of.


What is a program that provides monthly payments to the elderly disabled and unemployed?

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Which New Deal agency was most effective in aiding the elderly during the Depression?

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What are the release dates for The Onion News Network - 2007 Social Security Scam Robs Elderly by Convincing Them They Are Dead?

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Who is helped by the Social Security Act of 1935?

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What are 4 letter words starting with L And relates to the elderly?

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How do you get a light put in the backyard for elderly security?

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One purpose of the Social Security Act was to?

establish a national pension for the elderly and dependent mothers and children


Who was the social security act designed to help?

People who were injured or ill and could not work and elderly people.


Which new deal program provide welfare to the unemployed and retirement benefits for the elderly?

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What motivated the creation of the social security program?

The Great Depression, and subsequent poverty/death among the elderly.


What Social Security benefits are available for newly released prison inmates?

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