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Social Security’s phone number in Colorado Springs

If you need to call the Colorado Springs Social Security office by phone, it can be difficult to find the correct telephone number. Our office receives a number of calls a day because the numbers currently pulled up by Google … Continue reading

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How do I check that status of my Social Security disability case?

Social Security takes a long time to process disability benefit cases. Here is how to check the status of your claim. Initial applications for disability benefits: Social Security has a webpage at http://ssa.gov/claimstatus/ which lets you check your status.¬†Unfortunately, you … Continue reading

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Social Security offices cutting hours

Social Security offices are cutting the number of hours they are open to the public by 30 minutes each day. This is part of a nationwide program reduction caused by budget cuts (including cuts to 1,600 jobs at Social Security … Continue reading

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Getting problems solved at Social Security

I was recently asked how to take care of bad information in a Social Security file which was preventing the release of back Social Security disability benefits. Of course the first issue is whether there is a deadline that may … Continue reading

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Tips when going to the Social Security Administration office

I hear a lot of horror stories about going to¬†the Social Security office. If you need to go to the Social Security office to get a replacement card, change your name, or try to straighten something out with SSA, here … Continue reading

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Social Security “aged” case numbers drop in 2007

The number of “aged” cases – cases pending for more than 900 (!) days dropped in 2007 from 63,700 to 108 during fiscal year 2007. Fortunately, I do not see too many cases in Colorado that have been waiting more … Continue reading

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