Know What to Do When Social Security Beneficiary Dies

January 22, 2018

If you have a relative who is collecting Social Security Benefits, it’s important to know what to do when that person dies. It’s a painful time, but it’s important to know specifics when it comes to these benefits. This can […]

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5 Ways to Increase Social Security Benefits

January 9, 2018

Learning how social security works is essential to retirement planning. Social security is oftentimes the sole fixed income once someone stops working, so learning social security laws is important. Here are five ways to increasing social security benefits so that […]

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Can You Receive SSD Benefits For Uncontrollable Diabetes?

January 4, 2018

Though diabetes is a common condition that is generally regulated with medication, there are some diabetes that have trouble managing the symptoms. When it’s hard to control the symptoms, this can lead to serious health issues. Health issues that may […]

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How do Social Security Disability Attorneys Get Paid?

January 2, 2018

Going through the process of applying for Social Security disability can be difficult and frustrating. The truth is that a majority of people — at least two-thirds — don’t even get approved for benefits during their initial application. To help […]

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What To Do When Your Doctor Doesn’t Support Your Disability Claim

December 22, 2017

Applying for and receiving Social Security Disability (SSDI) is a long and frustrating process, and to be approved it takes a fair amount of patience and information. In all of this, though, there is nothing more important for your case […]

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Social Security Disability for Non-Citizens

December 20, 2017

When you think of disability programs such as Social Security Disability (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), you might assume that they are only available for US citizens. However, it is actually possible for non-citizens to be eligible for one […]

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Getting Social Security Benefits When You Have Been Convicted of a Criminal Offense

December 18, 2017

Social Security benefits are normally available to any citizen of the United States who has paid into the system through deductions in their paychecks. But, what about people who have committed a crime? Are they still eligible, or have they […]

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7 Common Misconceptions about Social Security Disability Benefits

December 14, 2017

Many people have certain ideas and assumptions when it comes to Social Security Disability Benefits. It’s important to understand how the program works and what assumptions are just myths. You want to get the most out of Social Security when […]

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How long should it take to find out if you are eligible for Social Security Disability Benefits?

December 7, 2017

Because every claim is different, there is no time frame that can be set to determine how long the SSD benefit process will take. There are numerous variables that need to be considered when figuring out how long an applicant […]

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If you have chronic alcoholism, can you receive Social Security Disability benefits?

December 5, 2017

Like any Social Security Administration — SSA — disability, your chronic alcoholism needs to meet requirements that are in the listed section in the Blue Book. If your impairments meet a medical condition that is listed, then you may be […]

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