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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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Topics: disability benefits, Social Security Disability, disability eligibility, SSDI eligibility, qualify for SSI, disability laws, disability blogs

Does the Omnibus Bill Affect My Disability Payment?

Posted by Scott Flexer

Omnibus. It sounds ominous, right?

But it makes sense. Derived from Latin and meaning "for everything," the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill covers everything from border walls to baseball. Approved by congress and signed by President Trump in March, the omnibus bill (officially known as the Consolidations Appropriations Act) still left many wondering if and how it may impact Social Security Administration disability payments.

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Topics: SSDI eligibility

How Many Work Credits Do I Need for SSDI Eligibility?

Posted by David Budlin

How many work credits do you need in order to be eligible for SSDI benefits? The answer actually varies; however, in order to understand how many work credits you will need for SSDI eligibility, you need to understand how your SSA work credits are earned.

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Topics: SSDI Benefits, work credits, SSDI eligibility

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