The holiday season can be both an enjoyable and stressful time for Pennsylvania residents. There is plenty of joy in gathering with friends and family and giving gifts to loved ones. At the same time, however, there is stress in meeting these obligations, including the pressure that comes with increased financial expenses during the holiday season.
Social Security is best known for its retirement program, which provides payments to Americans who have reached their retirement age, worked the necessary number of quarters and paid FICA tax. The disability program from the Social Security Administration (SSA) is becoming better known, and the Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) program provides benefits for workers who have developed some medical condition or disease the prevents them from working for at least 12 months.
Our country's veterans have put their lives on the line for the betterment of America and the world. When they come home, they expect and deserve to be treated with dignity. Yet, veterans have recently seen poor treatment as VA backlogs keep them from the benefits they have earned.