Avoid Buying Defective Toys and Hobby Equipment This Holiday

It’s easy for kids–and parents–to get excited about all the new toys and recreational items during the holiday season. Who can blame them? Not only are advertisements all over the television, but they’re on the Internet and in flyers, too. In fact, it’s tough to miss the latest and greatest treasures being marketed this year. […]

Fatigue Is a Major Problem for All of Us

While there was a safety campaign the first week of November called Drowsy Driving Prevention Week, the message behind the campaign is one that we should carry with us year-round. Being sleepy is more than just annoying. In fact, it can be downright dangerous to us, to our loved ones, and for people in the […]

Why Disabled People Between 62 and Full Retirement Should Consider SSD

Statistically speaking, the older you get, the more likely you are to have problems with your health beyond the normal aging process. Sometimes, those issues can even force you to seriously consider an early retirement decision. However, before you decide to take your retirement at 62 rather than at 65 or older because of health […]

Scooter Injuries Are Real - and They're Becoming Quite Common

Have you noticed the growing number of electric scooters zipping around Tennessee in urban centers? These types of motorized devices are giving countless kids, teens, and adults a faster way to move around cities. However, they aren’t as risk-free as some might expect. In fact, scooter injuries are becoming common across the country. Simultaneously, the […]

Living with a Disability: Prioritizing Your Health

When you’ve been labeled with a disability diagnosis, you may feel as if you’ll never gain (or regain) control of your health. You may even stop caring due to bouts of depression or hopelessness. This is understandable, but it’s important to recognize that even though your physical challenges are different from those of the people […]

What if My SSD was Terminated?

Nothing’s as frightening as losing an income stream if you don’t have other money coming into your household and the bills are mounting. The situation can be especially stressful if your loss is a check from social security disability (SSD) that you make stretch from month to month. The Social Security Administration (SSA) can and […]

The Impact of the Opioid Epidemic on Tennessee Road Safety

Although many people immediately think of alcohol impairment when they read reports of people driving under the influence (DUI), they’re overlooking an important mind-altering substance: opioids. An in-depth recent report from Tennessee’s ABC6 revealed just how far-reaching and shocking the problem is. Out of all the accidents that took place in 2017 along the state’s […]

Explaining the Drop of SSD Cases Pending Review

An interesting phenomenon is happening around the country, not just in Tennessee, in terms of pending social security disability (SSD) cases. Before discussing the situation, it’s important to understand the initial three stages of filing a SSD claim. The first stage usually begins when the disabled person or someone on his or her behalf fills […]

Understanding the Drop in SSD Applicants

If you’ve heard rumors that fewer people are submitting applications for social security disability (SSD), you’ve heard correctly. In fact, this phenomenon has attracted the attention of some of the biggest media outlets, including The New York Times. A Times piece from June 2018 reveals that SSD applications are at a 16-year low. Although more […]

Did You Know These 4 SSD Facts?

Social Security Disability (SSD) continues to be one of the most confusing issues for Tennesseans, mainly because of the misconceptions and misinformation disseminated about the subject. As a result, many people make decisions based on inaccurate presumptions and beliefs, which can prevent them from getting the SSD money they need. Below are four SSD facts […]

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