Is There An Age Requirement For SSDI?

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Being disabled presents daily challenges, one of which is the inability to go to work. If you are not able to work, you are not able to earn a wage. This makes it near impossible to support yourself, or your family. But in some circumstances a disabled worker qualifies for benefits, providing for benefit payments that help to offset monthly … Read More

How Is My Disability Start Date Determined?

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When applying for Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) benefits you have to allege you are disabled and state when your disability began. These two things may be the two most important parts of your case. First, in order to receive disability pay you have to be disabled. You prove a disability with medical evidence that show not only are you … Read More

Can I Get SSDI If I Live In Another Country?

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A lot of people move from state to state during their life, but a good number also make the choice to move outside of the United States. If you are receiving disability benefits you may wonder if you can move to another country and still get paid. This question comes up a lot because Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and … Read More

Where Does The Money For SSDI And SSI Benefits Come From?

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Benefits offered by both state and federal governmental agencies help thousands of people a day. In fact, statistics put the number of disabled workers at about one for every six, for a total of close to 30 million disabled workers in America. While not every one of these people will be successful making a claim for Social Security Disability Income … Read More

Does The Americans With Disabilities Act Impact My SSDI Payments?

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The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) is a law from the 1990’s that prohibits employment discrimination due to a disability. The purpose of this law is to ensure disabled persons are given the same opportunities as others, without fear of discrimination. Roughly 18 years after the Act became law, significant changes were made. The most notable change was to the … Read More

A Guide To The Benefits Offered By The Social Security Administration

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Most of us are shocked to see how much of our paycheck goes to taxes, but having social security and other taxes held out can benefit you if you become disabled or when you are ready to retire. The Social Security Administration (SSA) offers a host of benefits, and thousands of people rely on these valuable benefits daily. Among the … Read More

How Much Does Medicare Cost?

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If you are on a fixed income, every dollar you spend counts. Even if you are not on a fixed budget, it is always good to know how much things will cost. And, if you are receiving disability or other governmental benefits you will need to know if you must pay for a portion of those benefits or if they … Read More

How Do I Apply For Medicare?

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Having adequate healthcare is a must, and having the means to pay for that care is also important. The arguments over health insurance are not new, although politicians have a way of making it seem like the debater over healthcare is recent. Medicare is a form of health insurance, provided for by the federal government. People over 65, people under … Read More

Do I Have To Pay Taxes On SSDI or SSI?

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The payment of income taxes is an expense most of us prefer not to have, so we work hard all year to have enough taken out of our check to avoid paying more in April. If you do not have enough withheld you will owe Uncle Sam on April 15th, which can put a dent in your budget. Since payment … Read More