Social Security beneficiaries

Social Security office alerts Wisconson residents of scam

by Staff | February 28th, 2011

February 28, 2011

A Social Security office in Wisconsin has alerted Social Security beneficiaries of a new phone scam, htrnews.com reports.

The scammer tells the Social Security beneficiaries that checks are guaranteed to be delivered in the event government employees aren’t in the office to forward the check. They may try to collect personal information, such as a Social Security Number, from the recipient.

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Do you think Social Security beneficiaries know how to protect themselves from scams? What tips do you have to help others avoid Social Security benefits scams?

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Social Security changes has effect on beneficiaries

by Staff | January 18th, 2011

January 18, 2011

There are a few changes coming to Social Security this year, and Social Security beneficiaries could be affected, according to usnews.com.

Paper checks will no longer be sent out to Social Security beneficiaries, and Social Security beneficiaries will not be able to retroactively suspend benefits and pay back money already received in exchange for higher payments going forward.

Read more about changes to Social Security here.

Do you think it’s fair that all Social Security beneficiaries should have to set up bank accounts or convert their benefits to check cards? What Social Security changes do you like or dislike?

If you need help getting Social Security benefits you deserve to put your life back on track, the Social Security lawyers at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin can help.