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I have a friend whose mother is addicted to prescription pain pills and has been for 10 years or more. Her mother is close to 50 years old and she lives with my friend, her daughter. She does not work and is totally dependent on her daughter and her husband.
My husband died a month ago and we were married almost 9 months ago here in the US. When he passed away I didn't know what to do, so I asked my husband's daughter to help me. She said I needed to sign for her to have power of attorney. I did sign and now I'm still waiting.
I have an in home daycare and I basically have toddlers and newborns. I was thinking of something along the lines of Little King and Queen's Den. So I just need some more suggestions.
My daughter's father died and she receives death benefits. I was wondering if she will still receive them if my new husband adopts her?
I have taken care of my mother's finances since my dad passed away 21 years ago. Only recently I became POA for her finances. I was told that I have to account for all checks made out to me. Do I need to go back 21 years or just as far as when I became financial POA?
I am starting a professsional organizing business. My last name is Freeze and I was trying to incorporate it, but don't know if it's possible. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
I am going to start a new business. I will be doing promotion, graphic designing, printing, and advertisement with innovative ideas and creative skills. Please suggest a unique and catchy name.
I've been receiving Social Security survivor benefits for my daughter. She turned 18 this month and her school sent in the forms. She's a full time student in the 9th grade. They sent in papers that I signed saying that all the benefits are used for her. Will they send a check in her name?
I am selling premium and luxury homes. I am an aspiring developer. I need a good company name. Currently I am using NYK properties. I am checking some more names. Kindly, if you can, suggest some more or add on to NYK.
I received a letter saying that when my son turns 16, my benefits will be cut off. I want to know if that is true?
I'm opening my home daycare and I can't think of a name that isn't common. I want my name in it, Atiya or Tiya.
I want to start my new firm as an interior designer and 3D visualiser. I am trying to start the name with "su", if not possible then something unique and innovative.
How can I get off paying child support? I only receive $800 dollars after they take it out. I can hardly pay my bills.
Please assist me in deciding on a name for a real estate agency. The agency will focus on residential and commercial property sales. I will buy/sell/rent flats, offices, warehouses, and guest houses. The name may be attractive and professional.
I would like you to suggest a business name for me. I have a passion for interior design ranging from color combination and arrangement, to advice. Please, I will appreciate it if you can suggest a divine name.
Next year I am planning to open my own daycare from my house. Right now I am having a hard time deciding on a name. I was thinking of "A Caring Heart", but I am not too sure. I was also thinking of using my name - Lorena.
I want start a real estate business so I want a slogan for my company. My company name is "Ridhi Sidhi Realty".
I do premium and luxury real estate sales and marketing. I am also an aspiring builder/developer. I am looking for a company name for the same. Kindly suggest some names.
I had been receiving survivor benefits for my 2 children since their father passed away in June 2014. Our son turned 18 in November, which is when he started to receive his own check.
I am starting a new daycare and would like to include my last name, "King". I would like to have an audience of 2- 4 or 5 year olds. Any suggestions?
I'm trying to open a bent and dent store in Alma Center, Wisconsin. I need to write a business proposal:( and I need help. How do I find information on profits and loss, and any other info I may need for this proposal.
I am going to start a new decoration shop, so I prefer different and easy pronounce names. Suggest please.
I am opening an at home childcare service catering to the educational community. I will be watching children of teachers and educators. I am looking for a creative, fun name. Other things to consider; my name is Kathryn, I am still trying to decide if I want to incorporate a Christian component.
Due to my father's passing in 2014, I received a portion of his last Social Security check that was issued and split with my brother, sister. I and received a SSA 1099 form after I submitted and received a federal income tax return for 2014.
My husband and I are starting a cleaning business. The name is "Unity Cleaning Services" and we are having a tough time coming up with a slogan.
I am opening up an online clothing store for teens and I couldn't choose a name. I want the name to be unique and catchy. Any suggestions?
I am looking for help naming a home decor store in the Nova Scotia community of Mahone Bay, a lovely seaside town. The shop will sell one of kind decor, repainted furniture, recycled items, and hopefully Annie Sloan chalk paint. I would love to include nautical items such as seaglass!
I clean these apartments when people move out. They are 1 and 2 bedroom units. The condition they are left in is horrible, the stove and refrigerator alone takes hours to clean. The ceiling fans are so greasy that you have to scrub them with degreaser. I was charging $100.00 for the 2 and $90.00 for the 1.
So my dad passed away the year I was born and I receive checks. I haven't been with my mother since I was 14 due to family problems. Who do I need to talk with to see about the checks now that I'm 18?
I am looking for a name to start my special education classes in New York, but am having a hard time finding the right name. Can you help the frustrated one?
I am interested in starting a home based business. I never make any money, for my reward is of the inner satisfaction type. I am a rather busy mom, for I am a stay at home mom who home schools three teens.
I would like to open an indoor playground centre for children. Please help me with a suitable eye catching name.
I am looking to open a dent and bent store in Tomah, Wisconsin. Can anyone point me in the right direction as to where to begin the process? Thanks in advance.
I am starting a pre-school named Rising Stars. Please suggest slogan/tag line.
My biological father died, but he gave up rights to me. Can I still get his Social Security benefits? If so how do I go about doing so? Also he died when I was 16; I am now 28. Can I get a lump sum of back pay? I could really use the money. I have a child of my own and no money.
We are starting a cleaning business, hopefully mostly focusing on new builds. It may include other properties (rentals?) We can also do some repairs. How do we name it so that we don't restrict ourselves to cleaning? And a slogan would be great!
My husband and I are realtors working as a team for a company. We must of course carry their logo, but want a catchy name for ads, etc. Hutchinson is the company we are associated with. Our names are John and Joy Terrell. We would appreciate any ideas you might have.
I am open to any ideas you may get when thinking of a children's party planner name involving shabby tea for young girls and vintage carnival for boys.
I will be starting my new decoration company. Please suggest the best name for it.
Please suggest a name for an interior designing and contractor's firm. It's a new business and will include entire interior works.
Can I receive my stepfather's SSI benefits? I am 44 years old.
Any ideas what to name the childcare center that has the word "learning" in it?
I am opening a preschool with the name Milestones Preschool. Any ideas for a slogan?
If the father had a large change in income from 76,000 to 101,000 and did not tell the mother, however his income has dropped back to 85,000 per year now, how does that work? Shouldn't he have been obligated to report such a significant change?
I got the benefits from my late husband transferred from me to my son. He is now 17 years old and still is in the 10th grade at high school. He will not finish high school until he is 19. Does he get the benefits until he is finished high school?
Please suggest names for a home design company.
My friend's daughter has the POA for her. However, the daughter just recently went to the bank where the account was and moved the money out of my friend's account and started a new account in her name. Is that legal?
How can I get a list of prices that other janitorial businesses charge in Fort Worth Texas, so I can place a fair bid?
My son died at age 25 he never worked much due to incarceration. He has been married and divorced and has a 3 year old daughter. Will she be eligible for anything from Social Security even though he never paid much in?
I am starting a graphic design and digital printing business. Please suggest a good and catchy name for my company.
Can anyone give me advice on what type of curriculum I can I use for toddlers 12 months to 3 yrs old?
I will be soon opening a daycare and I trying to figure out a unique name. I want something that isn't or hasn't been heard of. I don't really want to use my name.
My father-in-law passed away on 28/10/2014. We came to know that his daughter, who is in the USA, withdraw all his bank accounts saying that she need money to do the funeral. Can she claim that money from the Social Security without telling other the sister and brothers in Sri Lanka?
I heard that you may get remarried and keep your benefits. It this true?
My dad died when I was 11. I was then in the state's custody for 2-4 years and I was told that the state can't take your death benefits even when your in foster care. So my question is where did all of that money go?
My son is 18 and draws SSI. He gets a child support check from his father. The SSI is not much because he gets that support check. When my disabled son turns 19 am I required to draw directly the full amount from SSI which will be more of course if his father has no support obligations.
I am looking to open a daycare soon. This has been a dream of mine since I started babysitting at the age of fourteen. I'm having trouble picking out a name for it though. I would like the word "dream" in it or maybe my name. My first name is Marisa and last name is Downs.
I need help coming up with a slogan for a preschool.
I would like suggestions for a name for an interior design firm.
I am starting a real estate business. Now I want to create a good and attractive name and logo for my company. So please suggest some ideas.
If my sons' dad passed on 11/29 and they were approved for retro payments, will they count November as the first benefit month or December?
My son has been receiving survivor death benefits in the state of Florida since 2005. If he is adopted by a stepparent will his benefits end?
Can you help me with a daycare name including YaYa or Thea?
I want to start my new business in interior design. Can anybody suggest to me an outstanding name for the same?
My ex-husband was awarded SSDI benefits in 2011. Since then, our 2 children, 7 year old twins, started to receive a monthly SSDI dependent payment. (I hope I am using the SSDI term correctly)
My boys receive death benefits from their father. I'm the payee on their checks. My question is can my oldest son claim them on his taxes since he lives with us and pays half the bills and buys half the groceries?
My son had a baby with a girl that did not put his name on the birth certificate. My son died. Can the girl collect survivor benefits from my son's account?
I'd like to start my own child care with the name Xaviera. Any ideas please? Thanks.
I have a friend and he's paying child support for his two kids. His two kids are both on SSI and so is the mother. They worked out an agreement for a certain dollar amount per week, so she wouldn't have to let Social Security know about the adjustment.
My friend Snehal and I are partners and want suggestions for a logo and name for our real estate firm.
My son is 5 years old and his father just passed away. He was receiving Social Security benefits when he died. This is his only son and his name is on the birth certificate. Is my son eligible to receive anything?
I am starting a new natural bath products shop and need help coming up with a catchy one of a kind name. I want it to emphasize natural organic products with a light hearted whimsical feel. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Any nane suggestions for our centre, we are catering to children 2yrs - 5yrs? Our theme for deco is Nania, but don't like that.
I'm looking for a catchy slogan or motto for my daycare. The name is Silly Monkeys Childcare.
I'm 17 years old with a 10 month old. My mom gets a check for my dad being dead. She isn't using it to take care of me. If I said something could I get that check and have it in my name? I don't attend school because I'm having financial problems with transportation and day care fees.
I was thinking opening and home or property maintenance business in Nevada. Someone who takes care of baby boomers or x-generation homes. The business would maintain their homes both exterior and interior. I need help on a keyword that standouts on search engine.
I want to name my Facebook business page selling bath and body products like body lotions, sprays, etc. I may eventually get in to other types.
My husband is incarcerated and he has at least 6 homes that his dad has been taking care of, a system that has been working. Now his dad brought POA papers to my husband requesting he sign them, he didn't. My husband wrote a simple letter giving him power as overseer of the property, that's it!
I am on SSI disability and my daughter is on SSI disability. I am separated from their father. I am currently filing to receive child support. How much will that effect my SSI disability, how much will that effect my daughter's SSI and will it effect the amount of my son's child support?
I am in school to open a daycare/learning center, I plan to teach sign language, spelling, and more. I came up with the name Kiddie College, unfortunately I typed the name in on Google to make sure no one owns it, but there are two different places that have Kiddie Kollege (yes, spelled with a K).
I am raising my 8 year old sister-in-law. Her mother died when she was 4 years old. She is currently receiving Survivor's benefit pay. I love her like my own, and I want to adopt her. After I adopt her, will she still get benefits or will that go away because of the adoption?
I am starting a home based day care centre. I am incorporating music into our daily activities and would need a musical sounding name. Also anything with cute bugs or flowers would be nice.
I want to start a play group school for children ages 3 to 10 years old. I am from a small town in India. Please suggest. to me a nice name.
My preschool is called Little Learners' Preschool, for kids 2 to 6 years old. Please suggest to me a nice tagline or slogan for my school.
I will like to use my first name in my business name. Any ideas?
I need help with a good name for my new tax business. I would like to include the word "tax" in the name. I want it to be creative. I live in the high desert of California in Victorville, so if you want to add a little of those details it will be fine with me or my last name Calhoun.
I am going to start new interior business, commercial and residential. Please suggest a catchy name for the same.
I want a cute and very simple name for my preschool which a child can easily say. I also need a logo and punchline.
My daughter's father passed away in 2012 she was 4. I applied and was denied because they said the father didn't have any income. I thought this is what Social Security was in place for. Am I incorrect? Many people with similar situations have told me they received benefits.
My son's mother owes me $11,000 in child support arrears. She recently applied for SSDI and should qualify very quickly with her diagnosis. She is court ordered to pay $25 weekly on arrears and hasn't done so in months. Will they automatically garnish her check and how much can they garnish?
My daughter and I need a catchy name for an at home child care. My name is Dionne, her name is Dyeisha. I was thinking "Mother and Daughter Child Care".
I wanted to know, if I never collected my deceased father's Social Security Survivor's insurance benefits at the age of 15 since I had no clue I could and my mother didn't either can I collect them now at the age of 39?
I work in a dry cleaners and want to write a memo for the clothes that haven't clean totally, and they can't be cleaned more. Do you have any ideas for a slogan for this problem? I'd like something tricky, like "Oops! almost clean, but...!".
We want a name of our real estate company, specifically starting faith the letters: 'R' and 'N'.
I am my father's POA, he has been drinking to 300+ blood alcohol levels and as he begins to sober he starts again. Can I commit him?
I need a name for an interior design radio program.
Can you suggest a slogan and images for my "Mamma Mia's Kids Care" business?
How could an outsider place a store, a house, and a pipeline on someone's property without their knowledge and consent?
I have full custody of my son. His mother has never been in his life. She had no visitation rights; she left him with me on the 3rd day he was alive. I took her to court, but she didn't show because she is a alcoholic and has no home and no job.
I'm starting a housecleaning business with my two sisters. We are having a hard time coming up with a name. We would like to have a Tinkerbell theme; I guess that's what we want. We just can't get a name.
We are opening a new real estate company, but we have no any idea what to name of our company.
I have power of attorney for my father. He has POA for my mother. He has not been declared incompetent but should be. They are both in a nursing home. He wishes to check himself and my mother out and return home. They both have major health problems and are almost blind.
How we claim the benifits of my father? He died 2 years ago here in the Philippines and we are not US citizens. We are living here in the Philippines and my sibling needs educational assistance.
I am going to start a daycare center and I want some meaningful, catchy name ideas. Any suggestions?
I am starting a real estate business in Dehradun and need a good name.
My best friend and I want to start a home-based business. One theme we considered was around "the next chapter" as we both recently retired. Another was "souls sisters". All of our lines will be handmade. We will launch with elegant accessories for women.
Starting a in home daycare for before and after school care. The name is "Julia's Divine Creations". I need help with a slogan for my childcare service.
When my father died, my mother started to receive a Social Security check for me and my siblings. About two years ago my older sister turned my mother in for not using the check like she was supposed to, so my mother had it taken away from her.
I've worked in child care for awhile. I decided to open a family daycare center, for ages 0-12. I am looking for a name that I can put on my business license, that hasn't been used before. I could use a lot of help, as there are so many out there these days.
My husband and I are starting our own cleaning business and really cannot decide on a name and slogan for our company. My name is Iris and his is Garth. Any and all help is greatly appreciated.
I am starting a cleaning company and I am stuck on the name. My name is Karen, I live in Tennessee, and I am interested in pre-sale house cleaning or commercial office cleaning. I want it to sound professional but friendly and reliable. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.
My father past away when I was 11 years old from cancer. He was receiving benefits and it stopped when he passed. People would tell my mother that she could still receive benefits for the children (4 of us all underage), but she never went to apply.
I am currently drawing Social Security Disability and my son also draws a check for me being disabled. My wife, and my son's mother passed away a few years ago from cancer. Are either of us eligible to draw Social Security Survivor benefits from her?
My father passed away in 1986. My siblings and I received monthly benefits till we reached the cut off age. So our mother was only the benificiary and the payments were stopped, but she is still alive. How many payouts or how many months or years should my mother receive monthly benifits?
I have a pre school and I need a catchy slogan. Can you help me please?
My friend's disabled daughter is 30, works, and gets state aid and he is still required to pay child support. How can he get free of this? He lost his job and they are taking him to court. He is $1,800 behind and sinking.
I want to build a career in the designing field and start a business. Can someone suggest a unique name for my company?