Social Security Payments to Increase 1.7%

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The Social Security Administration has announced that payments to retired and disabled beneficiaries will increase by 1.7% in 2015. This inflation adjustment is intended to offset the higher costs-of-living encountered by beneficiaries. The increase is effective in January 2015. Social Security is the major source of income for most of the elderly. The Social Security […]

Pennsylvania Updates Law on Pooled Trust Accounts

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Individuals with disabilities often rely on public benefits from programs like Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medicaid to meet their basic needs. These programs require beneficiaries to have limited financial resources. The receipt of a small inheritance or the settlement of a law suit can cost the individual his or her benefits. What is a […]