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Monge & Associates Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Monge & Associates, a nationally recognized personal injury law firm in Atlanta, announced that it is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The firm started in 1996 when Scott Monge decided to create a legal practice committed to quality work, personal attention and stellar client satisfaction. Since then, the firm has grown exponentially over the years and

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15 Facts on the Dangers of Driving in Atlanta

With the school year ending many families and their children are getting out on the road for some much needed relaxation and exploration time. But before you head out, make sure and check out our list of the dangers of driving in Atlanta. In the United States, over 37,000 people were killed in motor vehicle

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Zenith Financial Group’s shut down their services due to illegal debt-collection

Zenith Financial Group’s owner, Earnest Earvin IV, an Atlanta and surrounding area debt collector, announced this week that he has been in agreement with The Georgia Consumer Protection Office to shut down their services due to illegal debt-collection. Zenith Financial Group had 33 complaints filed with the Better Business Bureau in the past three years

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What is COLA? (Cost of Living Adjustment)

COLA is an annual adjustment made towards your Supplement Security Income and Social Security benefits based on changes in the cost-of-living index. The purpose of the COLA is to ensure that the purchasing power of Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits is not eroded by inflation. Starting January 1, 2014, monthly benefits will

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Can children qualify for Supplemental Security Income benefits?

Children younger than age 18 can qualify for Supplemental Security Income (“SSI”) payments if Social Security’s definition of disability for children is met. Disability for children differs from adult disability requirements. A child’s disability is compared to the disability listings, which is comprised a detailed list of various medical conditions, and if the child’s illness

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How does the Social Security Administration define “disability”?

When the Social Security Administration is determining whether or not you qualify for disability benefits, it's not just a matter of whether or not you're able to currently work—your caseworker is looking for total disability. Total disability means that your medical condition has already, or is expected to, keep you from performing substantial gainful activity

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5 ways to stay healthy while traveling abroad

Posted on May 07, 2013 (CNN) — Explorers used to plan their expeditions for years. They stockpiled supplies, mapped their routes and hired experts to ensure a safe journey. Read More About 5 ways to stay healthy while traveling abroad… back to top

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Social Security Act of 1935

Many people may not know that the Social Security Act of 1935 was the first enacted act by the Senate and House of Representatives that addressed the well being of Americans when they become elderly or ill. President Franklin D. Roosevelt created this act in an attempt to provide for elderly, blind and disabled individuals

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