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Dealing with a disability is difficult under any circumstances; this stress is only exacerbated when financial concerns, family, and quality of life ...
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4 Eligibility Requirements for Survivor Benefits

If you were married to someone who is now deceased, you may be entitled to Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) benefits. These benefits operate ...
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Does Social Security Cover Nursing Home Costs?

For many Americans approaching retirement age, it’s a very real worry: Will there be enough in Social Security to cover my needs? How can I get the ...
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Will My Social Security Benefits Continue During the Government Shutdown?

As the government shutdown wears on, many Americans who are on Social Security disability or retirement benefits are becoming increasingly worried. ...
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Will Unemployment Benefits Affect My Social Security Benefits?

No one wants to risk losing their Social Security benefits, so many Americans applying for or receiving Social Security benefits, whether through ...
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Can I Continue to Receive SSDI Outside of the U.S.?

While many people around the world continue to look toward America as the land of opportunity, others are considering making a temporary or even ...
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SSDI vs SSI: What's the Difference and For Which Do I Qualify?

The Social Security Administration (SSA) operates two programs that are aimed at providing assistance to disabled Americans. If you have a permanent ...
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Social Security’s Representative Payee Program: What You Should Know

You may have heard about the Social Security Administration’s (SSA’s) Representative Payee Program, but not know much about it yet, such as: What it ...
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How Much Money Do You Get When You Qualify for Disability in Florida?

One of the most frequently-asked (and important) questions many Floridians have about their disability benefits claim is “how much money will I get ...
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4 Most Common Mistakes Disability Applicants Make & How to Avoid Them

Filing for disability with the Social Security Administration (SSA) can be a massive burden for many. For the recently disabled, the challenges in ...
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Who Can Claim Social Security Benefits on Your Earnings Record?

Normally, when you sign up for Social Security benefits of any kind, you’re making the application based on your own work history and earnings. ...
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Receiving Social Security Benefits While Living Outside the USA

Is it possible to live abroad and still receive Social Security benefits? This is a question that we get a lot here at the Disability Experts of ...
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