Category Archives: Social Security Disability
Can You Get SSDI And SSI Benefits At The Same Time?
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are two disability programs administered by the Social Security program. They both have different requirements, but you may wonder: is it possible to qualify for both and receive benefit payments from both sources? Technically, yes, you can get SSDI and SSI benefits concurrently, but… Read More »
Can You Invest Your Social Security Disability Benefits Into A Roth IRA?
If you receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SDDI) benefits, you may be interested in knowing how to use them to your advantage. If you have a little extra at the end of the month after paying all your bills, you may want to know about viable investments. For example, can you invest in a… Read More »
What Is The Ticket To Work Program?
The Social Security Administration offers benefits to those who are disabled and unable to work due to a chronic or terminal illness or injury that is expected to last at least one year or result in death. While many recipients see their condition worsen over time, some get better. Those who see their condition… Read More »
SSA Office Closures Mean Fewer Approved Claims
The coronavirus pandemic has created a terrible effect for those who are disabled. The Social Security Administration has closed 1,200 field offices in response to the pandemic, making it even more difficult for those suffering from disabilities to get their Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) claims approved. The offices have been closed for almost… Read More »
How Much In Social Security Disability Benefits Will I Get?
If you have worked for many years and have suddenly become disabled due to illness or injury, you may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. These benefits are available to those who have a work history as well as a disability expected to last one year or longer. If you qualify for… Read More »
Can You Apply For Social Security Disability Benefits Multiple Times?
If you’re disabled and unable to work, you may be able to file for Social Security Disability benefits. However, getting approved is not an easy process. So what happens if your claim gets denied? Should you file an appeal or is it better to start the process all over with a new claim? It… Read More »
Do SSDI Benefits Increase If Your Condition Worsens?
You suffered a disability after getting into a car accident and now you cannot work. Your condition is getting worse, to the point where you can barely move. You are currently receiving disability benefits, but if you let the Social Security Administration (SSA) know, will they increase your Social Security Disability benefit amount? The… Read More »
Will Receiving Social Security Disability Benefits Affect Retirement Benefits?
Social Security offers two main sources of benefits: disability and retirement benefits. Each has different requirements. For example, to receive retirement benefits, you must be at least 62 years old and have earned 40 work credits. To receive your full retirement benefits, though, you must be at least 70 years old. When it comes… Read More »
Can Inflammatory Bowel Disease Qualify For Social Security Disability Benefits?
When you think of a disability, you may think of mobility issues, brain damage, loss of vision or hearing, and maybe even cancer. You may not think of medical conditions such as ulcerative colitis, but it is a condition that can be disabling for some people. In fact, it’s possible that you could even… Read More »
Obtaining Social Security Disability Benefits for Psoriatic Arthritis
There are many medical conditions that qualify for Social Security Disability benefits. You don’t necessarily need to have a terminal illness, like cancer, but you do need to have a chronic one that significantly impacts your ability to work. One example is psoriatic arthritis. Psoriatic arthritis is a type of medical condition that sometimes… Read More »