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Reallocation Is The Short-Term Answer

Posted August 31st, 2015 in Demystifying General Info SSA SSDI

Unless you have been living in a cave you probably have heard that the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) trust fund is running out of money. Projections estimate that beginning in 2016 that Social Security will have to cut disability benefits by 19 percent due to a lack of funding. Considering the average monthly benefit […]



Social Security Disability and Early Retirement

Posted August 30th, 2015 in Demystifying General Info SSA SSDI

Despite the fact that Social Security disability and Social Security retirement are two different programs, those who seek benefits from these two programs may not be aware that you cannot collect both Social Security disability and Social Security retirement at the same time. This is better understood when you realize that Social Security Disability Insurance […]



Are Republican Donors Behind Attack On Social Security?

Posted August 29th, 2015 in Legal News SSA SSDI

By now the Republican candidates for president have to know that the vast majority of Americans do not want any cuts to Social Security, but most of these candidates still have ideas about cutting benefits. These candidates insist that cuts need to be made to preserve the system, but gloss over the fact that there […]



When People Are Looking For Increased Benefits

Posted August 28th, 2015 in Demystifying General Info SSA SSDI

As a Social Security disability law office there are many people who contact our office for help with Social Security benefits. Most of the time potential clients are contacting us because they want assistance with filing a disability claim or need help appealing a decision when they have denied. There are instances we are contacted […]



Former SSA Commissioner Not A Fan Of Affordable Care Act

Posted August 27th, 2015 in General Info Legal News SSA SSDI

Many Americans may not realize who head many government agencies or how they ever came to lead such an organization. Well, it’s very simple, the president of the United States is in charge of nominating such agency leaders when a previous leader’s term is up. That being the case, you can better understand that political […]



The Latest Social Security Disability News

Posted August 26th, 2015 in Legal News SSA SSDI

The United States Justice Department informed two plaintiffs last week that they will be awarded Social Security benefits based on the recent Supreme Court ruling that made same-sex marriage legal across the land. The news opened the door to widows, widowers and retirees to collect Social Security benefits based on their same-sex marriage as long […]



Social Security Disability and Early Retirement

Posted August 25th, 2015 in Demystifying General Info SSA SSDI

Despite the fact that Social Security disability and Social Security retirement are two different programs, those who seek benefits from these two programs may not be aware that you cannot collect both Social Security disability and Social Security retirement at the same time. This is better understood when you realize that Social Security Disability Insurance […]



What Comes First Stopping Work Or Social Security Disability?

Posted August 24th, 2015 in Demystifying General Info SSA SSDI

Call it the chicken or the egg scenario about what comes first, but Social Security disability and working is along the same lines. We receive calls all the time from people who say they are unable to work because of their disabilities, but they are contradicting themselves because they are currently working fulltime when they […]



What Happens When I Turn Retirement Age?

Posted August 23rd, 2015 in Demystifying General Info SSA SSDI

Those who are collecting Social Security disability benefits due to medical conditions that prevents them from working at a substantial level probably have wondered at least once or twice about what may happen to their benefits once they reach the full Social Security retirement age. The main things they wonder about is will their disability […]



Rules About Same Sex Survival Benefits

Posted August 22nd, 2015 in Demystifying General Info SSA SSDI

Although Social Security is federally regulated agency, its rules relating to survivor’s benefits for same sex couples differs depending on which state you live in. That means that in 34 states where same sex marriage is legal that survivor benefits will be granted to the widow or widower of a same sex spouse, but that […]