Disability Insurance Counter

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The Council for Disability Awareness now has a new site showing the number of people becoming disabled each hour, day, week and month. The numbers are staggering. To check out the site, visit www.disabilitycounter.org. For more information on disability insurance or to request a disability insurance quote comparison, visit the Set for Life Insurance website today!

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Are You At Risk For a Disability?

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202,886 and counting… That’s the number of working-age Americans who have experienced a disabling illness or injury so far during May. And how do we know that? Check out America’s Disability Counter, the newest educational tool from the Council for Disability Awareness (CDA) that dramatically illustrates the growing number of working-age Americans who experience a disability. CDA’s recent consumer research …

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Lessons From National Disability Insurance Awareness Month Apply Year-Round

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Special to Sections of the ABA from the American Bar Endowment (www.abendowment.org) as printed May 16, 2011 Each year in March Lifehappens.org sponsors Disability Insurance Awareness Month (DIAM), but the lessons from DIAM apply year-round, and may be important for ABA members to learn more about. Just ask any financial advisor what risk could be called “the forgotten risk,” and, …

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Disability Insurance – Lack Of Long-Term Disability Coverage Among U.S. Private Sector Workers Reported

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May 16, 2011 LIFE Urges Americans to Protect Their Paychecks with Disability Insurance – Launches www.ProtectYourPaycheck.org Most people’s plans for the future – from buying a home to paying their children’s college tuition to saving for retirement – rely on the assumption that they will be able to work and continue to earn an income until they retire. Despite this …

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Moving From Disability Benefits to Jobs

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by Mokoto Rich New York Times In an article today, I explore why Social Security is strained by the number of workers who now collect disability benefits, and why it is so difficult for these beneficiaries to go back to work. Many, of course, suffer such severe disabilities that it is all but impossible to work. For them, the benefits …

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