San Antonio TX Social Security Disability Lawyers

Social Security Glossary

Heard & Smith LLP - Client Testimonials
�Thanks to Heard & Smith we are now able to pay our bills and that is more awesome than you can believe. It was quick and painless. I would absolutely recommend H&S and I would tell people how professional, quick, and resourceful you all were, absolutely amazing.�
-- Mr. and Mrs. Robert Doran of Tacoma, Washington
�If you want to get your disability approved, Heard & Smith are the people to go to. I got results quickly, without a lot of delays.�
-- William Jones of Texas

More Testimonials

Glossary of Social Security Disability Law Terms

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z #

- A -

This is a dollar amount is used to calculate your Social Security benefit if you have reached the age 62 or have become disabled after the year 1978.

The dollar amount used in calculating your monthly Social Security benefit if you attained age 62 or became disabled (or died) before 1978.

Professionals who analyze the financial consequences of risk. Social Security actuaries make projections about population, immigration, life expectancy, economic growth, inflation and productivity growth.

Administrative costs
The Social Security Administration is known for having administrative costs of well under one percent of total assets. Administrative costs are the costs associated with running the program.

Annual Cost of Living Increase
Benefits increased based on the cost of living and inflation.

You always have the right to appeal (try to change) the decision of the Social Security department when a decision is made that affects your benefits.