Archive | January, 2018

Are You Eligible For SSI?

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a federal program that provides monthly payments to people who have limited income and few resources. SSI is for people who are 65 or older, AND for those of any age, including children, who are blind or who have disabilities and meet the asset limits. To get SSI, you must: […]

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People Receiving Disability Benefits Can Report Wages Online

Social Security has expanded its online services to allow people who receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and their representative payees to report wages securely online. This service is available through our existing “my Social Security” portal. Now, it’s faster and easier for SSDI beneficiaries and their representative payees to report wages; they can […]

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Full Use of Hands Needed for Most Jobs

Nearly every job requires full and complete use of the hands. Anyone who has “manipulative limitations” caused by injury or pain needs to be aware that this can be an important component of a disability claim. While more obvious in situations involving a condition such as carpal tunnel syndrome or a specific hand injury, this […]

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