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“Should I Apply for Disability?" (and Other SSDI Questions)

Posted by Scott Flexer

Should I apply for disability?

If this question has been running through your mind, there are several factors to consider. People can become permanently or temporarily disabled, so you should apply for Social Security benefits as soon as you become disabled since it may take up to three to five months for your application to be processed? 

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SSI in Florida: Here's Everything you Need to Know

Posted by Scott Flexer

SSI (Supplemental Social Security Income) is a federal program administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA) that assists elderly, disabled, or blind Americans with limited income and resources. Unlike Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), which is based on work credits that a person has accrued from working over their lifetime, SSI provides much-needed assistance to people who are disabled and with limited income, regardless of work history. Florida, unlike many other states, offers very few other kinds of disability assistance programs apart from SSI and SSDI.

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What is the Maximum Income to Qualify for SSI in Florida?

Posted by Scott Flexer

Supplemental Security Income (SSI), a program administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA), benefits many recipients who suffer from a disabling condition or who aren’t eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). SSI amounts vary across the country as some states opt in to provide additional money to the federal SSI benefit amount. We're focusing on the Florida only.

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How Much do You Really Know About the SSI Program?

Posted by Scott Flexer

The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program is a program run by the Social Security Administration that offers benefits to people with limited financial resources, people living with disabilities, people unable to work due to medical conditions, and disabled or blind children of people with limited resources.

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Are You Eligible for SSI in Florida?

Posted by Scott Flexer

Supplemental Security Income, or SSI, is an alternative program to Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). For individuals who cannot qualify for SSDI because of the work history requirement, SSI can provide much-needed financial assistance.

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