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How much disability money should I expect from Social Security?

Before expecting any money for Social Security disability, Minnesota residents first need to file a successful application for benefits. This could be a very easy and straightforward process, or it could take time and a number of resubmissions and/or appeals -- and maybe even some litigation -- in order to get it right. However, when a claim for Social Security disability is approved, Minnesota residents can expect to receive a regular stream of monthly income.

The amount of money that an SSD recipient can expect depends on the individuals' work record. Usually, these benefits are not very far off from the amount of money people can receive for their retirement benefits. By knowing the earning history of the person, it's possible to put a few figures into a Social Security disability calculator to arrive at the amount of benefits they can receive with a successful disability application. In fact, the process is even easier by setting up an account at the Social Security Administration website, where all the information is immediately viewable.

The amount one can receive for SSD will vary from person to person, so it really is necessary to look up one's work history and information on the Social Security Administration website to get an accurate picture of a specific person's benefits eligibility.

Fortunately, in Minnesota, there are numerous SSD attorneys who are experienced in Social Security law and can assist individuals in determining their eligibility. They can also help individuals in the process of applying for benefits in the most strategic fashion possible and they can help individuals who were previously denied in trying to appeal the Social Security Administration's decision and/or resubmitting more information to try and cure any noted deficiencies related to their claims.

Source: The Motley Fool, "What Benefits Do You Get From Social Security Disability?," Matthew Frankel, May 22, 2016

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