5 Fast Facts About Social Security Work Credits

If you know someone who received Social Security disability benefits, you may have heard them talk about “work credits.” However, knowing the term and understanding how it works are two very different things. We’re going to look at five fast facts about Social Security work credits in this article. The information you read will help…

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There’s a New Online Option for Submitting a Disability Update Report

We often get frustrated when trying to complete paperwork for government benefit programs. The forms can be confusing. Right now, it isn’t easy to get face-to-face help from Social Security staff. Because of COVID-19, it’s more important than ever to use alternative methods. For example, Social Security just rolled out a new online option for…

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14 Categories in the Social Security’s Listing of Impairments and Why They Matter

The Social Security Administration (“Social Security”) uses some unique tools to determine whether you are eligible for some benefits. For example, you must have a disabling medical condition to qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). But how does Social Security make this important decision? One of the most important tools they use is the…

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Are You Ready for Your Closeup? Social Security Now Offers Online Video Hearings

It’s no secret that the coronavirus public health emergency has changed the way we do things. Even the Social Security Administration (“Social Security”) has not been immune. Before COVID-19, people had the option of handling services by going to their local Social Security office. Telephone and online serves were, and still are, options. However, online…

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