Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a disability program offered by the Social Security Administration (SSA) to provide financial assistance to those with low income who are suffering from a disability that prevents them from working.
Although this… Read More
I recently pulled a muscle in my lower back while lifting weights. It was localized, with no radiating pain or pain shooting to other parts of my body. Luckily, it was just a pulled muscle, and it healed fully after a difficult week.
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Social Security Disability benefits are an important source of income for individuals who can no longer work because of a disabling condition. Unfortunately, these benefits are difficult to get, as the majority of applicants are denied the first time… Read More
Filing for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits can be a daunting task will the Social Security Administration (SSA) approve my claim? How much will I get for my disability? What if my claim is denied? For those filing a claim of mental… Read More
Qualifying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) can be a hectic, worrisome process. Many times, applicants are distressed because the decision of qualification seems to be subjective; what applicants may not know, however, is that the Social… Read More
The Social Security system can be tricky to navigate. With an almost endless amount of applicant circumstances to account for, the Social Security Administration (SSA) maintains explicit qualifications to define who, in each scenario, is eligible for… Read More
Rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, is an autoimmune disorder that occurs when the membranes around a persons joints become inflamed by their own immune system. Those that suffer from RA know how painful and frustrating this condition can be, leaving them with… Read More
Those applying for social security disability (SSD) insurance may be nervous about whether the medical conditions they're suffering from will qualify them for benefits. The Social Security Administration (SSA) uses its Listings guide to determine which… Read More
Having to live with a total medical disability is serious business and if you should become totally disabled your next greatest challenge could be getting your Social Security Disability notice of award letter. With millions of retiring and disabled Americans… Read More
There are over eight million people currently receiving Supplemental Security Income benefits. Unlike Social Security Disability benefits (benefits for people who paid into social security and are unable to work), Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is… Read More