PLAN YOUR RETIREMENTWritten by Jinky C. Mesias
The retirement program of Social Security in America has been an essential part of most American. The Social Security has been around for more than 68 years and has already given millions of benefits to countless retired workers. Moreover, Social Security also provides financial support especially to workers who have been disabled and could no longer work. Aside from that, Social Security also provides financial aid to families of workers who died.
However, Social Security is not free, that is why it is of great importance to plan and set your finances straight. Remember it is always better to be prepared rather than be caught off guard when needs for social security arise. Most of people today live longer lives and such is outcome of healthier living however, this would also mean that they would be spending more time in retirement. With this in mind, it is better to prepare more money for social security. Some financial gurus recommend that we prepare for our future retirement with combination of Social Security as well as private pensions and also some personal savings. In addition, Social Security is also coupled with Medicare Hospital Benefits that automatically starts when a person reaches age of 65.
Most of you are probably thinking just when is right time to retire. Well, it depends on person or worker just when
What Do We Need to Know About Wrongful Death?Written by Maricon Williams
In eyes of law, ignorance excuses no one. Thus, it is more than a prerogative to know general truth about some claims in order not to sleep on our rights. One of most prevalent claims is wrongful death. Moreover, we have to be acquainted with this claim to help us out in future if wrongful death has occurred.
A wrongful death is a lawsuit which alleges that a person has died due to deliberate and negligent acts of defendant. Thus surviving dependents or beneficiaries of decedent are entitled to compensation. In connection to wrongful death, every statute is unique though they may follow some general principles.
Generally, immediate family members like spouse, parents and children, provided they are of major age and capacitated to do so, are ones entitled to institute a claim. There are instances when guardian ad litem is also allowed. This happens when surviving beneficiaries are less than 18 years of age. Other statutes also allow grandparents, legal dependents and extended family to do same.
Another crucial point to remember is period to file claim. It must be within ‘statute of limitation’ enforceable in land. The claim may be denied if it was done after statute of limitation has run.