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If you have a disability, benefits could help support you

Social Security Disability (SSD) is determined based on a person's ability to complete tasks that they did before an injury. For example, if you were working a labor-intensive job, it would be reasonable to award disability if you could no longer do that job due to a back injury of a permanent nature.

Long waits for Social Security can be devastating to the disabled

Long waits for Social Security Disability (SSD) are heartbreaking. Many people literally pass away while awaiting approval for the disability benefits they need. During this time, they struggle to live. Some go without the care they need.

Taking Social Security Disability and your retirement

If you're collecting Social Security disability (SSD), you may have a question about whether or not it will affect your retirement or when you can retire. Many people choose to postpone retirement until they're 70 years old, because this maximizes their benefits, but can you still do that if you're already receiving disability benefits?

Social Security Disability is the safety net workers need

Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits are an important set of benefits for people who struggle with injuries or inherited illnesses that make it difficult or impossible to hold a job. There are many people who have worked for years for the benefit of America but then get hurt or suffer illnesses that make it hard for them to hold a typical job.

Here's what you should look at annually for your benefits

As someone with a disability who needs to apply for Social Security Disability (SSD), there is one thing that you need to do to guarantee your right to obtain SSD. Each year, you should receive an annual statement that discusses your right to Social Security.

What's the reality of Social Security Disability?

There are many things you should know about Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, like the fact that around one out of four of today's 20-year-olds will end up facing a disability before they reach the age of 67. With such a high likelihood of injury, it's vital for SSD to exist.

3 tips for a faster disability benefits approval

If you're applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), it probably has not slipped by you that it can be difficult to get. Many people are denied the first time they apply, because their documents are not in order or because of other issues. Fortunately, there are some tips that can help you apply for, and receive, these benefits the first time.

Social Security budget increase to help those in need

Every time you receive a paycheck, you'll notice that a portion is paid out to the Social Security Administration (SSA). If you get hurt and are unable to work, paying into that system is what gives you access to disability coverage. When you need it most, Social Security is supposed to be the security net you need. It should only require an application, which you'd expect to get approved quickly.

Social Security Disability is there when you need it

Social Security Disability (SSD) is a benefit that helps many people when they're unable to work or cannot work to the extent they used to. With studies showing that approximately one in four 20-year-olds will become disabled prior to their 67th birthdays, it's more important than ever to have Social Security Disability benefits as a safety net for the public.

Social Security Administration cuts result in long wait times

If you're on Social Security Disability or are interested in obtaining benefits in the future, changes to the Social Security Administration's (SSA) budget could affect you. The SSA's proposed 2019 budget is going to be smaller than in the past. It would result in cutting back the number of staff members working at the SSA along with increasing the total time people would have to wait while applying for benefits.

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