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The Difference between Social Security Disability and Short-Term Disability

Published on April 5th, 2017

Social Security disability benefits are not designed to be short-term, so you cannot get temporary disability benefits. It’s important to recognize the difference between Social Security disability benefits and short-term disability benefits. Who gets Social Security disability? – For people who only earn a limited amount of income. Applicants for Social Security disability must earn […]

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How to Know if you are Eligible for Disability Benefits

Published on April 4th, 2017

It can be hard to know if you qualify for disability benefits with your medical condition. The following information can help you determine if you are eligible to apply for benefits. Reasons to apply for disability benefits There are several reasons that can qualify you for disability benefits. The Social Security Administration (SSA) has particular […]

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Disability and Social Security

Published on March 15th, 2017

If you are disabled and you cannot work or cannot work in any other capacity, you may be eligible for Social Security benefits. In order to apply for these benefits, you must have worked jobs that pay into Social Security as part of employment taxes. Further, your disability must come under the definition of what […]

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How To Apply For SSI Disability

Published on March 8th, 2017

Supplemental security income (SSI) is a needs-based income assistance program. This program is designed for those people who may not qualify for Social Security disability insurance (SSDI). SSI provides coverage for a person’s basic necessities. It covers a person’s food, housing and clothing expenses. A person needs to apply for SSI as this benefit does […]

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An Overview of Social Security Long-term Disability

Published on March 3rd, 2017

Applying for long-term Social Security benefits can be a daunting task. Take a look at the information below to get an idea of what to expect. You may wish to consult an attorney to help guide you through this arduous process. What earnings tests do I need to qualify? – A recent work test based […]

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Applying For Social Security Disability Benefits

Published on February 9th, 2017

It is suggested that one should apply for disability benefits immediately upon becoming disabled. There are several ways in which you may apply. The administration suggests that you apply online which will expedite the process that can take 3 to 5 months. You may call the Social Security administration directly or you may also call […]

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Eligibility Requirements for Social Security Disability Benefits

Published on February 2nd, 2017

Has your ability to work been sidelined due to a serious illness or injury? If so, your solution may lie in the receipt of Social Security disability benefits. If you believe this could be the answer you are looking for, you must meet these eligibility requirements for this helpful program. Work Requirements To be eligible […]

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How to Apply for Disability in New York

Published on January 17th, 2017

If you live in the state of New York and are unable to work due to a severe illness or injury, you may be eligible for disability benefits. If you believe you fall into this category, follow the guidelines below to begin the application process. Determine Your Eligibility To be eligible for disability benefits, you […]

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Social Security Benefits Eligibility

Published on January 6th, 2017

There are several circumstances where you may find yourself eligible for Social Security benefits. The most common, of course, is when you are eligible at retirement age. You may also become eligible when you acquire enough work credits, which for anyone born after 1929 is 40. Credits are based on income and that income amount […]

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Why Was I Denied Disability in New York

Published on December 21st, 2016

Your disability claim through Social Security was denied. You are probably wondering why you were denied, even though you are currently working while trying to tolerate the pain and adversity caused by your disability. Social Security disability laws are very rigid and require special attention to details. Work Credits First and foremost, you must have […]

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