Getting Supplemental Security Income

If you are thinking about trying to qualify for supplemental security income (SSI) in Illinois, you should know that the process can be difficult, time consuming, and confusing. On the Social Security Administration’s website, you will find only a short blurb that...

What You Need to Know about Your SSI Eligibility

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....

What Is SSI? Questions Answered Here Free

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...

What Is SSDI and Why Is It Important?

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...

Your Disability Rights Explained

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...

What Is a Disability? Get Free Answers Here

What is a disability? “Disability” is a fairly vague term that can mean a lot of different things in different contexts. According to the American Disability Association, a disability is any physical or mental impairment that limits one or more major life activities....