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Estimating Your Social Security Benefits

Posted August 31st, 2014 in Demystifying General Info SSA SSDI

Applicants who apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits always want to know how much of a benefit they will receive each month if Social Security ultimately finds them disabled. There is not a precise way to determine monthly disability amounts online, but there is a way to estimate full retirement benefits, which end […]



Osteoarthritis and Social Security Disability

Posted August 30th, 2014 in Demystifying General Info SSA SSDI

When evaluating a claim for Social Security disability, it’s not a specific condition that makes more of a difference in whether a claim is successful, but how that condition impacts an applicant’s ability to work. It is true that certain conditions, mainly life-threatening conditions, are supposed to automatically qualify you for either Social Security Disability […]



Payment Waiting Period for SSDI Benefits

Posted August 29th, 2014 in Demystifying General Info SSA SSDI

The Social Security disability process is littered with emotional highs and lows. One example is the five-month waiting period disabled workers are faced with when they are approved for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Many times Social Security disability applicants express a sigh of relief when they find out they are approved for SSDI, but […]



Expediting Claims for Suicidal or Homicidal

Posted August 28th, 2014 in Demystifying General Info SSA SSDI

For a variety of circumstances applicants may be able to receive expedited processing of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and bypass the potential wait time of up to two years that most disability applicants face if they continue to appeal medical denials on claims. Unfortunately, most people who venture into the Social Security disability […]



How Child Support can Impact your Social Security

Posted August 27th, 2014 in Demystifying General Info SSA SSDI

The federal Office of Child Support Enforcement estimated that more than $100 billion in ordered child support went unpaid in 2009. About $53 million of this unpaid amount was owed to the government due to a lack of public assistance reimbursements. These numbers have influenced governments to more arduously go after child support payments from […]



Social Security While in Prison or Jail

Posted August 26th, 2014 in Demystifying General Info SSA SSDI

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments generally are not payable for months that an individual is confined to a jail, prison or certain other public institutions for commission of a crime and a person is not automatically eligible for Social Security or SSI payments when being released from prison or jail. If you are […]



Disability Benefits for Wounded Warriors

Posted August 25th, 2014 in General Info SSA SSDI

For a variety of circumstances applicants may be able to receive expedited processing of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and bypass the potential wait time of up to two years that most disability applicants face if they continue to appeal medical denials on claims. Unfortunately, most people who venture into the Social Security disability […]



Did You Know Social Security Currently Has A Surplus?

Posted August 24th, 2014 in Demystifying General Info SSA SSDI

Yes, it is true that the Social Security Administration has been working with a budget surplus for the better part of the last 25 years, but that is coming to an end as the surplus is disappearing fast. Social Security tax increases and some budget cuts allowed for the surplus from about 1990 to 2010 […]



What Will My SSDI Payments Be?

Posted August 23rd, 2014 in Demystifying General Info SSA SSDI

Social Security disability attorneys and representatives are asked by the clients quite frequently, “how much will I receive each month?” if I am approved for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) payments. The answer is always, it depends on how much you earned and paid into Social Security over the years. No matter how much an […]



Applying For Retirement and Disability At Same Time

Posted August 22nd, 2014 in Demystifying General Info SSA SSDI

Social Security’s disability and retirement programs are two different funds, but on occasion people can actually apply for both programs at the same time. For this to occur, a Social Security disability applicant must be at least 62 years of age. This is the age in which workers who have paid into Social Security sufficiently […]



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