What Will Happen at My Disability Interview

What Will Happen at My Disability Interview?

Applying for government benefits can be complicated, frustrating, and, yes, even a little scary. Your application must be complete, and you need to provide supporting evidence. However, when you apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income, there’s another step:  your disability interview. Understanding what will happen at a disability interview may…

3 Important Facts You Need to Know About SSDI

3 Important Facts You Need to Know About SSDI

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) provides benefits to disabled workers, disabled widow(er)s, and disabled adult children. In fact, over 10 million people received SSDI according to December 2017 SSDI records. Most SSDI beneficiaries (86 percent) were disabled workers. Over 50% of benefit recipients were age 50 or over. It is undisputed that this sprawling government…

My Child Has a Disability. Can We Get SSDI or SSI Benefits

My Child Has a Disability. Can We Get SSDI or SSI Benefits?

John and Angela’s daughter was born with a serious respiratory disorder – cystic fibrosis. They struggled to pay for costly treatments, medication, and therapy while also supporting their other children and themselves. They needed financial support. John and Angela did not know whether to apply for SSDI or SSI benefits. They didn’t know whether they…

How to Report Wages While Receiving SSDI or SSI

How to Report Wages While Receiving SSDI or SSI

Larry received monthly payments from Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) – even after he started working part-time. Yes, that’s possible! You do have to know how to report wages while receiving SSDI or SSI, though. In fact, failing to report money you have earned could put you in the position…