How a Compassionate Allowance May Help Your Claim for Disability Benefits

If you have a serious medical condition that prevents you from working, you may be eligible for certain disability benefits. The two most well-known are probably Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), both managed by the Social Security Administration (SSA). It can be difficult to get from application date to approval…

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Social Security Disability Insurance: It’s Not Just for Adults

Close your eyes and try to picture someone who receives disability benefits. You probably imagined an adult. However, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is not just for adults. Under certain circumstances, children can receive disability benefits, too. In addition to biological children, the term “children” can include: Adopted children, Dependent stepchildren, Dependent grandchildren, Disabled children,…

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Do I Need to Report My Earnings to the Social Security Administration?

Maybe you’ve been receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits for a while, but you are ready to go back to work. Perhaps you have already started working and are not sure how the whole process works. Do you need to report your earnings to the Social Security Administration (SSA)? And, if so, will you…

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