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I applied for SSDI but was approved for SSI? (Reasons you should appeal!)

I applied for SSDI but was approved for SSI? (Reasons you should appeal!)

So, you have applied for help and got approved for SSI but not SSDI! Should you accept the award already offered to you or appeal…

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How Much Back Pay Will I Get from SSI?

How Much Back Pay Will I Get from SSI?

After the Social Security Administration (SSA) approves a person’s disability claim, that person often receives back pay from SSI or SSDI, in addition to their…More…

How to Calculate Social Security Credits, Formerly Quarters of Coverage

How to Calculate Social Security Credits, Formerly Quarters of Coverage

The Social Security Administration (SSA) uses a credits system to determine who is eligible to collect benefits. The SSA will examine whether you have met…More…

What You Can Expect After Your Social Security Disability Hearing

On average, Social Security Disability appeals take months to resolve.  Once you have your appeal hearing, it’s easy to feel a deep sense of relief.  However, waiting…More…

What happens at a Social Security Disability Hearing?

What Happens at a Social Security Disability Hearing?

The idea of a Social Security disability hearing can be a daunting notion to those who have never stood before a judge before. The environment…More…

How Does SSDI Back Pay Work?

There may come a time when you are not able to work because of a condition that prevents you from doing so. If that is…More…

What Happens to My Child’s SSI When They Turn 18?

For many purposes, adulthood starts, and childhood ends when one reaches the age of 18. And just like many things at this point in life,…More…

What is Presumptive Disability in SSDI Claims and How Does it Work?

For those who have few assets, a low income and are disabled or blind, Social Security Income is a benefit paid monthly that can help…More…

Can you receive Social Security Disability Benefits for Social Anxiety?

While many people are affected by high levels of stress and anxiety in their daily life, there are others who suffer from anxiety on a…More…

Social Security Disability: What Does it Mean When Your “Appeal is Under Review?”

Every day, people who try to navigate the Social Security Disability bureaucracy quickly discover it can be challenging. The claims process tends to be tedious…More…

When Will Social Security Run Out? Here Is the Truth About SSI

When Will Social Security Run Out? Here Is the Truth About SSI

Social security is the most prominent social insurance program in the US, but is it really here to stay? While the Social Security Administration (SSA) provided more…More…

5 Reasons You Need a Lawyer for Your Social Security Disability Appeal

5 Reasons You Need a Lawyer for Your Social Security Disability Appeal

It is not fair. You have worked hard and paid into the system. Now it is time to collect on that because you have been…More…

Do You Qualify for Disability? 5 Ways You Can Tell

Do You Qualify for Disability? 5 Ways You Can Tell

The 40 million Americans who have a disability are often unable to work. Fortunately, those with disabilities can receive assistance through Social Security Disability programs.  Disabled Americans may either…More…

Out of Work Due to a Disability? 6 Community Resources That Will Help

Out of Work Due to a Disability? 6 Community Resources That Will Help

Being out of work due to a disability can be scary and overwhelming. Especially if you are unsure of what you should be doing until…More…

7 Possible Reasons You Were Denied Disability

7 Possible Reasons You Were Denied Disability

Just over 30% of people who file for disability benefits get their claims successfully approved. The rest of the applications are all denied disability for a…More…

5 Mistakes to Avoid Preparing for Your Social Security Disability Appeal

5 Mistakes to Avoid Preparing for Your Social Security Disability Appeal

Filing for social security benefits can be a daunting task. Making it more daunting is the high probability you will get denied. Preliminary claims have…More…