Tag Archives: disability insurance

For anyone currently in the process of applying for Social Security benefits, a common question is “why is the decision taking so long?” While some attribute the lengthy process to bureaucratic sluggishness, that isn’t always the case. In order to properly evaluate each case, sometimes the SSA takes a lot of time to make their […]

The Social Security Disability Insurance Trust Fund was developed for people who are injured or sick, and who can no longer earn an amount in excess of $1,130 per month. During 1990 less than 2.5 percent of Americans above the age to work were collecting from this pool. During 2015, that number rose to 5.2 […]

Social security disability insurance (SSDI) is a readily available program that offers ongoing financial help for those suffering from long-term disabilities. Unfortunately, not nearly as many people take advantage of the assistance this program can provide due to belief in a number of common SSDI myths, including these ten:

How much do you actually know about Social Security? Did you know that isn’t just for retired folks?  SS has three principle programs – retirement (which we’re all aware of), Disability Insurance (for those who can’t work because of either work-related injuries or because of birth defects) and Supplemental Security Income (for low-income US citizens). […]

The Social Security Disability Insurance fund is depleting and many are wondering what they’re going to do when they’re left high and dry. As an example, Matthew Rini of Harwood Heights in Illinois, is a disabled man who is about survive via his job as a Chicago tour guide and via the $400 allowance he’s […]