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20 Ways for You to Live a Richer Life Being Single in Retirement

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In the United States many adults enter their retirement years alone. Estimates are that more than 27% of seniors 65 and older (or more than 20 million people) are living alone. But not having a partner in retirement doesn’t mean that you can’t have a rewarding and fulfilling third act.

SSA Will No Longer Accept Faxed Applications

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On August 22, 2023 the Social Security Administration announced that that they will no longer be accepting applications by fax. In order to submit an application for any of the different types of benefits that the Social Security Administration offers you’ll have to use another method of submission. In most cases the best way to submit your application and all of the supporting documents is to make an appointment at your local SSA office.

4 Common Musculoskeletal Conditions that Qualify for Disability Benefits

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There are many musculoskeletal conditions that qualify for disability benefits but the commonest ones are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome and degenerative disc disease. These are the most severe musculoskeletal conditions which appear in the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Blue Book. They are normally so severe that the victim is unable to work for at least 12 months.