3 Key Differences Between SSDI and SSI

3 Key Differences Between SSDI and SSI

It’s easy to be confused by two government benefit programs with somewhat similar names. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are both administered by the Social Security Administration (“Social Security”). Although some aspects of the programs are similar, there are three key differences between SSDI and SSI. #1.  Work Credits To…

3 Experts Who Are Important to Your Disability Clai

3 Experts Who Are Important to Your Disability Claim

After learning you are unable to work due to a disability, you may come in contact with a number of professionals. In this article, we will take a close look at three experts who are important to the success of your disability claim: vocational experts, medical providers, and disability lawyers. Vocational Experts Are Important to…

What Happens at a Disability Interview

What Happens at Disability Interviews?

Some tasks are just easier if you understand what is about to transpire. Dealing with any government agency can be an exercise in frustration – but a necessary one. If you need Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), you may struggle to submit a complete application. Learning that you then have…

3 Ways to Qualify for Childhood Disability Benefits

3 Ways to Qualify for Childhood Disability Benefits

At the right age, an older person starts to receive Social Security retirement benefits. But the Social Security Administration (SSA) is not limited to this type of benefit. In fact, many adults of working age receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or both. What about the younger members of society?…

Social Security Changes in 2020

Social Security Changes in 2020

In June 2019, over 63 million people received Social Security benefits. Most of the recipients were older Americans who collected retirement benefits. However, other beneficiaries received Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). With so many people relying on Social Security for support each month, any alterations in benefits can make a…