Medical Issues

What You Need to Know about Your SSI Eligibility

September 17, 2014 by

If you search the website of the Social Security Administration, you’ll find several things they say you should know about your SSI eligibility. A few are very clear and straightforward, and you must meet them exactly as stated. For example:

  • You need to be a U.S. citizen, national, or ...
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What Is SSI? Questions Answered Here Free

September 10, 2014 by

What is SSI? The acronym stands for Supplemental Security Income. SSI is a Federal program that pays benefits to:

  • Seniors (65 or older)
  • Individuals with a disability
  • People who are blind
  • Children who are disabled and blind

But just falling into one of those groups isn’t necessarily enough ...

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What Is SSDI and Why Is It Important?

September 3, 2014 by

What is SSDI? At its heart, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is just that – an insurance policy that you can collect on if you ever suffer from a disability and are unable to work to make money. Other private disability policies exist and can be purchased or received as ...

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Your Disability Rights Explained

August 27, 2014 by

If you have a disability and want to apply for benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA), the process may seem overwhelming at first. Visit their website and you’ll see a long list of requirements for eligibility, and even longer descriptions for the various qualifying disabilities that someone may suffer ...

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