Ways to Boost Your Social Security Benefits

September 4, 2017

The payments that you receive from the Social Security Administration are an important addition to your retirement income. Many people rely on these payments to provide partially for them no longer working. Because of this, it’s important to fully understand […]

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ssi and ssdi concurrent benefits

August 23, 2017

Two different disability programs—SSI and SSDI—are managed by the Social Security Administration (SSA). Is there a difference between the two programs, and can you qualify for both SSI and SSDI monthly benefits? SSDI is a program for disabled people who […]

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Social Security Income in 2018

August 17, 2017

If you’re receiving social security benefits, or expect to apply for them next year, you could receive a cost of living adjustment (COLA) for your Social Security income in 2018. Inflation rates prompt the government to give cost of living […]

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Are You or Your Loved Ones Eligible for Social Security Survivor’s Benefits?

August 16, 2017

Part of planning for the future is also planning for what happens to your social security benefits after your death. The Social Security Administration allows what are termed “survivor benefits” to be paid to the widow or widower of a […]

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Disability Benefits After a Stroke

August 3, 2017

Suffering a stroke is a very traumatic event that can prevent your ability to work. At this point, you need to look into the specifics for qualifying for Social Security disability benefits. The Disability Living Allowance for stroke in the […]

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SSI Disability for Migraines and Depression

July 31, 2017

If you suffer from migraines or depression, you may qualify for SSI disability benefits. Migraines consist of neurologically based headaches that have a variety of symptoms. Depression can be a debilitating condition that also consists of unfavorable symptoms. Migraine Headaches […]

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Motorcycle Accidents and Disability Benefits

July 27, 2017

When you’re in a motorcycle accident, it can be a very jarring and difficult experience. You may sustain a disability from this accident and wonder what the specifics are for Social Security disability benefits in regards to this. The answer […]

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Physical Exams for Social Security Disability: What You Need to Know

July 21, 2017

As you are going through the process of applying for disability, you will be required to submit a lot of documentation that speaks to your overall physical state. Since most disability cases are based on physical injuries or other conditions, […]

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Mental Conditions and Disability Benefits

July 19, 2017

Applying for disability benefits can be a daunting process. It’s important to have everything in order to make sure that you qualify. You need to make sure to have your medical documentation in order as well as other personal information. […]

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Undergoing a Mental Exam for Social Security Disability

July 17, 2017

Being physically injured or disabled in a situation that no one wants to go through. It’s a long, painful journey. However, when you are physically injured, at least it’s a condition that people can see and acknowledge. The same, unfortunately, […]

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