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Will I Lose my SSI if I Move into a Nursing Home?

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a needs-based program. This means benefits can be reduced or terminated entirely based on factors such as the amount of income you receive, whether anyone helps with your living expenses and where you live. For this… Read More

How Will I be Evaluated for SSD Benefits?

Before claimants can receive Social Security Disability benefits, they must go through a disability evaluation during which the Social Security Administration (SSA) will determine if the claimant meets the requirements for obtaining disability benefits. The… Read More

Types of Evidence to Support Your Disability Claim

To qualify for disability benefits through Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), you must be able to support your disability claim. This requires you to prove your disability and how it prevents you from working. A… Read More

Can You Get Social Security Disability and Unemployment at the Same Time?

Although it is possible to get Social Security disability benefits while you are receiving other types of government benefits, it is important to understand how these programs interact with each other and the impact they could have on your disability… Read More

Can My Child Qualify for Social Security Disability?

Some people may not be aware that children can also qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits provided by the Social Security Administration (SSA) if they suffer from an impairment that significantly impacts their functioning. Our experienced… Read More

Understanding the Social Security Administration’s Definition of Disability

If you are trying to get Social Security Disability benefits, you must meet the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) strict definition of disabled. This definition is different from that required for other programs and may reach far beyond how the… Read More

5 Important Facts About Applying for SSDI

The application process for Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) can be long and complicated. To help improve your chances of approval, there are five important things you should know about how the Social Security Disability benefits program and application… Read More

Unearned Income and Social Security Disability Benefits

Although applicants for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) do not need to worry about their income or financial assets when applying for disability benefits, this is an important consideration for those applying for Supplemental Security Income… Read More

When Should I Receive My Disability Payments?

If you have been approved for Social Security Disability benefits, your benefits check is likely a vital resource for ensuring your financial stability. Because of this, it is important to know when you should receive your check. In previous years, all… Read More

What Can You Spend Social Security Disability Payments On?

Social Security Disability benefits offer an extremely valuable benefit for those with disabilities who can no longer work. Once most people have their check in hand, they often wonder how they can use their money or benefits most effectively. In most… Read More

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