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Money Management

Being able to handle your own finances is a large part of independence. Money management is an easy task if you learn a few basic tips . Here you will find information on:

Visual Impairments and Social Security Disability Benefits: A Basic Understanding

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Additional resource:
TheSimpleDollar.com has a comprehensive resource that helps people not only understand, but access social security disability benefits.

In the course of their research, they found that most people who have become or already living with disabilities are not fully aware of the benefits and resources that are available to them. This guide will not only answer common questions like qualifications, application process, as well as a calculator that can help estimate monthly and annual benefits.

Here is their entire benefits guide along with some of its features, such as the social security disability benefit calculator.

 


 

Balance for Blind Adults – Managing your Money

Practical tips and solutions to everyday money management issues.  


 

Money Management Lessons

This unit of lesson plans is designed to introduce the client to spending and saving money intentionally and wisely. The lessons cover the tools to manage an income by creating a budget; setting long- and short- term financial goals; taking advantage of the banking system; reducing and eliminating debt; investing into the stock and bond markets; and giving responsibly. Additionally, these lessons provide natural teaching opportunities for acquiring a signature, check writing, ATM and debit/credit card usage, and exploring a bank.
 
 
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