Social Security

The History of Medicare: A Landmark in American Health Care

By |2018-07-12T19:37:13+00:00March 12, 2018|Medicare, Social Security|

Medicare, signed into law in 1966 by President Lyndon B. Johnson, was a landmark advancement in health care for the United States. With at least 55,000 people receiving Medicare in San Luis Obispo County, plus another 67,000 in Santa Barbara County, it's no understatement to say that the program is important—not only to our [...]

Disability Insurance 101: The Basics

By |2018-06-28T22:54:10+00:00April 28, 2016|Disability Insurance, Social Security|

One of the most important questions in life is ‘How long can you make it without a paycheck?’ What kind of situation would you be in if you suddenly couldn’t work? How would you pay your bills—your mortgage, car payment, or day-to-day food and clothing? And that's just the beginning. You’ll need to take [...]