Archive | September, 2016

Supplemental Security Income for Your Child?

Children with marked and severe functional limitations (that have lasted, or are expected to last, for 12 months or result in death) may qualify for SSI payments, provided their families meet strict resource and income limits. We can help if you have a disabled child and have questions. • A small percentage of children in […]

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Differences Between SSI and SSDI?

THe difference between SSI and SSDI is always worth a review! SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance) is an earned benefit that focuses on physical and mental impairments that are severe enough to prevent people from engaging in their normal occupations or any other work. Their impairment must be expected to last for at least 12 […]

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Marriage May Affect Benefit Eligibility

This is a chilling story! Mr. Moore had been receiving about $700 a month in Disabled Adult Child payments, a program that allows people disabled before adulthood to draw from their parents’ Social Security accounts. But buried in the regulations is a provision that says these payments end when the recipient gets married, unless they […]

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Denied Your Benefits? Appeal!

People applying for disability benefits for the first time are often turned down initially, but are successful after going through the appeals process. If you receive approval, benefits will be retroactive to the time you first applied. It’s very important to make sure that copies of complete medical information and work history are sent to […]

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