What Are My Income Limits On Social Security?

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A lot of workers look forward to the day they can call it quits, and walk away from a satisfying career with enough retirement benefits to enjoy their senior years. For many workers, retirement funds come from employer pensions and 401(k) plans and also from social security payments. And while being able to retire and not return to work may … Read More

Will Getting Financial Help Affect My Eligibility For Disability?

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Suffering a career ending injury makes it hard to earn a wage. Disabled persons, either from a work accident or other incident still have bills to pay. Getting help often times comes in the form of calling on friends, family, or charities. But you do have other options and one is to seek social security disability benefits. To do so … Read More

What Are The Qualifying Conditions For SSDI?

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Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) provides benefits for workers who have become disabled and are not able to work. The idea is to provide an income to these workers through a steady stream of payments. In order to get SSDI you have to meet certain criteria and apply for the benefits. Many times the Social Security Administration (SSA) denies claims, … Read More

Should I Apply for SSDI or SSI?

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If you have suffered a disability that prevents you from working you may be eligible for social security benefits. These benefits provide much needed financial assistance so you can pay your rent and keep food on the table. But knowing which type of benefits to apply for and how to make an application is confusing, which causes a lot of … Read More

Can I Work Part Time While Getting Disability?

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To be eligible for Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) you must be disabled to the point you are unable to work. You can take on part time job duties while receiving SSDI, but there are limitations to what you can do and how much you can make. If you go over the limits, you put your SSDI payments at risk. … Read More

Where Do I Go To Apply For Social Security Benefits?

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For most, the idea of sitting at a local social security office to apply for benefits is an unpleasant thought. The lines can be long and tiresome, and most of us do not have the time to wait for our number to be called and step up to the desk to ask questions. To make it even less desirable, many … Read More

Does Receiving Retirement Benefits Affect SSI/SSDI?

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Workers that stay on the job until retirement age (usually 65, depending on certain factors) are typically eligible to receive social security benefits. The amount paid to you each month is based upon your work history. The amount you get each month is calculated by averaging the highest 35 years of earnings you made during your working life. The determination … Read More

How Do You Apply For Social Security Survivors’ Benefits?

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Certain family members are eligible to seek social security survivor’s benefits upon the death of a loved one, and knowing your rights is the first step to making a claim. The benefits available vary and with the help of a trained attorney you can maximize what you are entitled to by making the proper requests. There is a procedure to … Read More

Can I Receive Both SSI and SSDI At The Same Time?

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Understanding how and when you are eligible for payments from the Social Security Administration can be confusing. There are a lot of abbreviations to denote different payment types and sometimes the types of payments can overlap. For instance, there are social security benefits that are paid to people who have worked and paid into the system over time and there … Read More

Why Are Disability Benefits Denied?

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The disability benefits available through the Social Security Administration provide a steady stream of income for workers who are unable to stay gainfully employed due to a disability. But getting approved for disability is not an easy task and the majority of requests are denied, at least initially. A denial can be for a number of reasons and when benefits … Read More