Category: Social Security


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How to Avoid Being Cut Off SSI Benefits When You Get a Sum of Money

Sometimes a supplemental security income (SSI) recipient will become eligible to receive a moderate or large sum of money that could make them ineligible for…

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Action for Disabled Special Immigrants Who Helped U.S. Military

Afghan and Iraqi citizens who provide assistance to U.S. troops in their countries may be able to enter the United States under Special Immigrant Visas…

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Did Social Security Send Someone to Spy on You?

The Social Security Administration hires state police to investigate some people who apply for disability benefits.  That doesn’t happen in every case—anecdotally, we only see…

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2019 Cost-of-Living Adjustment for Social Security Disability Benefits

Most years, Social Security adjusts monthly benefits based on increases in cost of living. The 2019 cost-of-living adjustment is 2.8%. According to the government's fact…

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A pictures of pens, paper, and a calculator - the Social Security Administration has made it more difficult for people with disabilities to be approved

What do the recent Social Security rule changes mean for disabled people?

The Social Security Administration has been making the application process harder for years In mid-June of this year, the New York Times published a good…

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Seeking SSD While Self-Employed

Many self-employed people contact us with questions about applying for disability.  Working for yourself if you have a chronic physical or mental health issue makes…

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