Archive for Retirement

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Davenport, Iowa Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Davenport, Iowa Office

    By Pam Shaw Social Security District Manager Davenport Social Security Office Questions and Answers Question: I need to apply for disability benefits. Where do I start? Answer: Begin by looking at our Disability Starter Kit. You can conveniently find it on our website at www.socialsecurity....

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office

    By Cristina Vital Social Security Manager Rock Island Social Security Office Questions and Answers Question: I run a bed and breakfast. By this time every year, I am tired of all the paperwork involved with filing taxes. Is there an easier way for small businesses to file W-2s for their emplo...

  • About Medicare Advantage Plans (Part C) About Medicare Advantage Plans (Part C)

    By Richard J. Schillig, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF Independent Insurance and Financial Advisor We remain in the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment until the end of this month. This enrollment period is a special enrollment period designed for Medicare folks who already are enrolled in an Advantage Plan. Le...

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Rock Island, Illinois Office

    By Cristina Vital Social Security Manager Rock Island Social Security Office Questions and Answers Question: Recently, I was told I shouldn’t be carrying my Social Security card around. Is that true? Answer: We encourage you to keep your Social Security card at home in a safe place. Do no...

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Davenport, Iowa Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Davenport, Iowa Office

    By Pam Shaw Social Security District Manager Davenport Social Security Office MAKING WISE CHOICES WHEN A REPRESENTATIVE PAYEE MANAGES YOUR MONEY Some of the millions of people who get monthly Social Security or Supplemental Security Income benefits need help managing this money. A person assig...

  • Is it Medicare or Medicaid? Is it Medicare or Medicaid?

    By Richard J. Schillig, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF Independent Insurance and Financial Advisor A lot of people have a difficult time understanding the difference between Medicare and Medicaid. Both programs begin with the letter “M.” They’re both health insurance programs run by the government. Peop...

  • YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Davenport, Iowa Office YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY | Davenport, Iowa Office

    By Social Security District Manager Davenport, Iowa ONLINE REPORTING FORM FOR IMPOSTER SCAM CALLS The Social Security Administration would like to remind readers about their dedicated online form at https://oig.ssa.gov to receive reports from the public of Social Security-related scams. The Soc...

  • New Enrollment Period for Advantage Plan Policyholders New Enrollment Period for Advantage Plan Policyholders

    By Richard J. Schillig, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF Independent Insurance and Financial Advisor New beginning this year…..January 2020 – Medicare provides a new Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period (OEP). It started January 1 and runs through March 31…..now note this is for Medicare folks with Med...