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How much in SSDI can I get?

How much in SSDI can I get?

Millions of Americans who qualify for SSDI, or disability, will collect a monthly benefit from the Social Security Administration. Most people care about how much they’re going to get paid when they initially apply. Many people want to know what they’ll get ... MORE
Social Security: Is your benefit amount correct based on your work record?

Social Security: Is your benefit amount correct based on your work record?

Millions of Americans collect Social Security each month to get by, but not everyone may be getting what they’re entitled to due to incorrect records. The next payment will go out this month, worth an average of $1,657. How much you receive ... MORE
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Social Security: What will happen when offices open back up in April?

Social Security: What will happen when offices open back up in April?

Over 1,200 Social Security field offices across the U.S. are set to reopen in April following a two year shut down. The offices being closed made it harder for people to get help in person. This forced Americans to rely heavily on ... MORE
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SSI: Two payments worth $1,682 in April 2022

SSI: Two payments worth $1,682 in April 2022

SSI recipients will be pleased to hear that they can expect two payments in the month of April. The average payment is worth $621 for recipients, and that’s with the 5.9% COLA increase. The most a person collecting SSI can see is ... MORE
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Social Security: Things you do that could impact your spouse’s benefits

Social Security: Things you do that could impact your spouse’s benefits

Social Security benefits are benefits that help both retired workers and their spouses once they choose to quit working. It’s important to keep your spouse and their benefits in mind when filing for Social Security, or making any changes. While the benefits ... MORE
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Social Security: Avoid mistakes that may cost you $1,000s in benefits

Social Security: Avoid mistakes that may cost you $1,000s in benefits

Millions of Americans are retired, and a lot of them depend on Social Security benefits to supplement part of their former income. What you decide to do when you collect benefits can impact the rest of your life. There are a few ... MORE
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SSDI: Can you work and collect Social Security Disability?

SSDI: Can you work and collect Social Security Disability?

Sometimes there are situations where Americans can collect SSDI and still work, but there are strict rules surrounding this. If you end up earning a substantial wage, SSI and SSDI payments could end. Almost 70 million Americans received some sort of disability ... MORE
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Social Security: Protect benefits from online scammers

Technology has made it easier for scammers to target the elderly online, and one thing they should be diligent to protect is their Social Security benefits. Online criminals can try to target unsuspecting Social Security beneficiaries in an attempt to take their ... MORE
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Social Security: Offices will reopen after 2 years this month

Social Security Administration offices have remained closed since March of 2020, and now, two years later, they will finally be reopening this month. The agency is currently facing major backlog issues, similar to the IRS, due to the pandemic and staffing issues ... MORE
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SSDI & SSI: Will I lose my benefits from working?

Millions of Americans benefit from SSI and SSDI each month, and it is possible to work and earn an income at the same time. But there are limitations. Your payments will stop if the Social Security Administration discovers you’re making what they ... MORE
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SSDI: Get your benefits faster this way

SSDI: Get your benefits faster this way

Millions of Americans rely on SSDI benefits to survive after becoming disabled on the job. This means when people apply, they’re likely in need of that money. Sometimes it can take the Social Security Administration quite a while to get through the ... MORE
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Social Security: My payment or statement is wrong, what do I do?

Millions of Americans rely on Social Security benefits during retirement in order to get by, so incorrect statements or payments can cause concern. Sometimes this will happen, and when it does, you need to take care of it quickly. If you are ... MORE
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SSI redetermination explained

SSI stands for Supplemental Security Income and supports millions of Americans experiencing financial hardship. The benefits help children and adults who are disabled or over the age of 65. In order to receive these benefits, you need to be in need of ... MORE
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SSI: Social Security & SSI payment schedule

Many payments for SSI and Social Security have already been made for the month of February, so some can expect payments soon in March. The last check for Social Security went out on Wednesday, Feb. 23. The fourth Wednesday of the month ... MORE
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Social Security: What to do if someone calls you about your SSN or benefits

Americans collect Social Security benefits every month. Unfortunately with that comes new opportunities for fraudsters and scammers. If you get a call from someone claiming to be from the Social Security Administration, there are some things to know. First, the SSA will ... MORE
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