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Are you Prepared for a Sudden Loss of Income?

May 16, 2017 May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month (DIAM), and we want our clients, friends, and family members to be educated about disability statistics in America and the importance of disability insurance. Disability Insurance Awareness Month … Read More

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What You Should Know About Function Reports

May 5, 2017 It’s no secret that the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) application process can be lengthy, as there are hundreds of thousands of open claims nationwide. While we take pride in our job as your … Read More

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“What is Early Retirement?”

April 13, 2017 Social Security offers a wide variety of benefits and services to individuals of all ages, just one of which is the opportunity for workers to start collecting their retirement benefits at age 62. This is known … Read More

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What you Should Know About Disability Questionnaires

March 30, 2017 It’s no secret that the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) application process can be lengthy, as there are hundreds of thousands of open claims nationwide. While we take pride in our job as your advocate to … Read More

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Staying Up to Date with “my Social Security”

February 7, 2017 The SSDI application process can be lengthy, as hundreds of thousands of individuals apply for these benefits every year. As one of many steps toward improving this process and helping individuals and families receive financial … Read More

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Social Security Announces Cost-of-Living Adjustment

October 20, 2016 On Tuesday, October 18, The Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that recipients of Social Security benefits will receive a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA).  The modest raise is among the annual increases in benefits since the method for … Read More

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FAQ: “Why did I receive a call from The Advocator Group?”

October 17, 2016 We recently received an inquiry from a prospective client about why we had called them, and so we wanted to take some time to explain our processes to be sure that anyone looking … Read More

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A Quick Look at the Social Security Landscape

July 6, 2016 The Advocator Group regularly attends the National Organization of Social Security Claimant Representatives’ (NOSSCR) biannual conferences, which are frequently attended by high-ranking officials from the Social Security Administration (SSA).  Speaking at the June conference in Miami … Read More

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SSA Reviewing Vocational Factors Used in Disability Determinations

January 27, 2016 In September, the Social Security Administration (SSA) issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal Register, soliciting public comment on how the vocational factors of age, education and work experience should be considered when … Read More