Getting your newborn a Social Security number is important for their future.  If your child is born in a hospital, the easiest way to apply for a Social Security number is right at the hospital.  

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The beginning of a new year always marks a time for establishing new goals and habits. There is an instinctual pull from within to try to start fresh and better ourselves, and these resolutions help us do just that.

The beginning of each year always comes with conversations about new things people will start doing. People will adopt new hobbies, try new foods, travel to new places, and a whole host of other things. But what does recovery look like in the New Year?

As we embark on 2021, New Year’s resolutions for wellness are more important than ever — and staying healthy is at the top of everyone’s minds.

January 6, 2021. This will be one of the dates our country looks back on like December 7,  1941, or September 11, 2001. A date where everything changed. Tonight is a strange and  sober evening.  While I had planned to share some very exciting news and update all of you  on events within our …

As caregivers and parents, it is vital that we develop a healthy way to guide, nurture and support the children we love in their daily lives. Every human being has a biological need for connection with others.

Dec. 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This observance is set aside to honor those with disabilities, visible and invisible, and to advocate for their equity in access and opportunity.

The pressures of perfectionism and the concerns children and teens face in today’s world are unlike the experiences many adults had during their childhood. A recent analysis by researchers highlights another concerning issue — the number of children and teens who have visited emergency rooms…

Twenty-five million dollars. That’s the amount of the city’s pension debt. It’s increased four million since 2016, even with increases in the city’s pension contribution. As a CPA and certified fraud examiner, I raised the concern last spring of the millions in unfunded pension debt on the c…

November is a time many people set aside to express gratitude for all the things for which they are grateful. Gratitude is defined as “the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation and return kindness.” People in recovery go through a journey of a spiritual awakening and thro…

Nearly 70 million Americans will see a 1.3 percent increase in their Social Security benefits and SSI payments in 2021.  Federal benefit rates increase when the cost-of-living rises, as measured by the Department of Labor’s Consumer Price Index (CPI-W).