Are you receiving public benefits such as:
If you are concerned about the effect of earnings on these benefits, you may want to consult a benefits planner for assistance with analyzing your individual benefits situation. Benefit planning services (Word format) are avaliable to Social Security Recipients through the Benefit Planning Assistance and Outreach Services provided by the SSA funded Alaska WINS Project.You may also request the services of a benefit planner from your DVR counselor. DVR will purchase planning services for all of their clients who are Social Security recipients.
To see an example benefit plan, click on the following document.
Example Plan (Word format)
For more information about benefit planning services go to the following website:
You may also find additional information about benefit planning from Alaska's regional SSA training center at:
If you are receiving public benefits, many of these programs offer work incentives to encourage people to try working. Using these programs can also be a source of support and funding for a Micro Business. Some of the incentives for you to consider and ask your benefit planner about are the following:
For a full list of all Social Security work incentives, check out the following link:
Be sure to check out the other topics in this section of the guide:
For assistance or additional information contact:The Center for Human Development by email | 2702 Gambell Street, Suite 103, Anchorage, AK 99503 | Phone: 907-272-8270 | Toll Free: 1-800-243-2199
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