Year: 2011

This is one of the most popular questions we field when folks call or e-mail our firm questions about Social Security disability. To answer this question, you must look at your lifetime average earnings covered by Social Security. If you do not know this number, the Social Security Administration offers…

On December 1st, the North Carolina Motorcycle Safety Act went into effect. The new law aims to protect motorcyclists across the state from unsafe movements by other vehicles on the roadway. Now, drivers who make unsafe movements around a motorcycle which force it to unsafely change lanes or run off the road will be fined $200….

Once again, Leadership Rocky Mount and the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to collect coats for kids. But coats aren’t the only thing that can be brought as centers will be collecting gloves, hats and scarves for elementary school age children. All sizes of coats will…

It’s that time of year. The big Thanksgiving meal is over and we are moving closer and closer to Christmas. If they haven’t already, many folks will be putting up Christmas trees over the next week. Christmas trees are a great way to show your holiday spirit and setting one up is a great…

Daily Yonder, a news blog covering the 55 million folks who live in the rural United States, has a great post today on the geography of Social Security disability beneficiaries. The authors of the post, Bill Bishop and Roberto Gallardo, break all the information down by way of text, maps and charts….