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How does Social Security define disability?

Understanding Social Security's definition of disability is incredibly important when applying for these benefits. If you fail to fully grasp this concept, it could impact your ability to get approval for benefits. The Social Security Administration has a strict...

How does SSDI work with Medicare?

Living with a disability can be very difficult, which is why Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) exists in the first place. However, in addition to the payments from SSDI, it is very likely that you will need medical insurance to help manage your debilitating...

How can I make sure to keep my SSDI benefits?

As difficult as it can be to get disability benefits, it may be disheartening to learn that you can lose them. The most common reason to lose disability insurance is if your condition improves, if you go back to work or if you go to prison. Of course, there is no 100%...

Do I need to report if I return to work?

If you receive Social Security Disability Insurance benefits and you begin working, you must report this to the Social Security Administration. It may not have an impact on your benefits, but the SSA still requires you to let them know if you are working. Failing to...

Going over statistics on Social Security Disability

Whether you have lost the ability to work as a result of a disability you struggle with or you worry that a disability could prevent you from performing your job duties at some point in the future, it is important to familiarize yourself with Social Security...

Early-onset Alzheimer’s and SSD benefits

If you are struggling with early-onset Alzheimer's, you could face a number of challenges on a daily basis. Whether you are coming to terms with a recent diagnosis or you have struggled with this disease for years, it is pivotal to understand your options....

Why did your SSD benefits stop?

Social security disability benefits can supplement your income when your condition prevents you from working. Depending on your situation, these benefits may continue permanently. The SSA cannot suspend your benefits without a reasonable explanation. Knowing why they...

Your SSDI payment amount should now be higher

If you have gone through the application process and are currently receiving Social Security Disability Insurance benefits, you should pay close attention to the payment amount. After all, as CNBC reports, the Social Security Administration has increased benefits...

Why was your SSD claim denied?

If your current state of physical health interferes with your ability to work, you may need financial assistance. Finding out that the Social Security Administration denied your claim for SSD benefits can cause frustration and confusion. Knowing some of the common...