February 28

Social Security Disability Benefits and Trial Work Periods – Count Your Months!

Collecting social security disability (SSD) benefits does not mean that you can never attempt to work again, and we know that working rather than receiving SSDI benefits is a far better choice for a multitude of reasons; financial, emotional, physical, etc. The Social Security Administration has several programs under which a beneficiary receiving Social Security.

January 9

Working While Receiving Social Security Disability Benefits – Is it Possible?

Earning Social Security Disability benefits while working–it is often asked, “Can I work and still receive SSD benefits?” The answer to that question depends on multiple factors but once you understand the guidelines, the answer is quite clear. To be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits, a person must be unable to engage in what.

December 1

Tips on Speeding Up Your Social Security Disaiblity (SSD) Application

Anyone who has applied for Social Security Disability (SSD) knows how slow the process is. Studies have shown that about two-thirds of Social Security disability requests are initially rejected. If you’re turned down, you can request that your case be reconsidered, but few decisions are reversed at that level so you must request a hearing.

July 6

What Social Security Can Do For You and Your Family

Social Security and Social Security Disability (SSD) is the answer to all the questions, but it can be very helpful to you and your family. Many people don’t understand that contributing about $3,500 over years can result in numerous benefits. A very good article on FoxBusiness.com highlights the following 10 benefits that Social Security can.

April 11

No More Yearly Social Security Statements?

The Social Security statement that I got in the mail last week–you know, the paper that tells you what you’d get if you retired at 62, at 66, at 70 or how you get if you become disabled — may be the last one I get. No, not because I am disabled or retiring, but.

February 23

New Study Supports Chiropractic Care for Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is the fifth most common reason that people go to the doctor. Studies have suggested that half of working Americans suffer from back pain each year. According to a 2006 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report, an estimated 25 percent of American adults reported that they suffered from back pain for.

December 16

What Conditions Can Qualify A Person for Social Security Disability?

Social Security Disability benefits are no one’s “fix-all” if they are suffering from a physical or mental disability. However, SSD benefits may help the disabled person and his or her family battle the stresses associated with a disability and could result in getting necessary medical care under Medicare. But who is entitled to receive Social.

October 15

Bad News For Those on Social Security

The Social Security Administration has just announced that Americans who receive Social Security benefits will not get any cost-of-living increase in 2011 in their monthly checks. This is the second year in a row that there will be no cost of living increase. This is the first time that Social Security benefits have not increased.

September 17

New Study on Fibromyalgia Promotes Activity

Fibromyalgia can be debilitating no matter how old you are. One way to combat the pain and disability associated with fibromyalgia in adolescents is physical activity, according to findings of a multicenter study published in The Journal of Pain, published by the American Pain Society. Results from the study led by the researchers at Cincinnati.

September 2

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI)–What’s the Difference?

When disability strikes, a person’s family and friends need to understand what benefits may be available for their family or friend. Two types of Social Security benefits may be available–Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income. Which is which? Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), which is based on prior work under Social Security. Social.

July 21

Social Security Disability Factors You Must Address Before Filing for SSD

Applying for Social Security Disability benefits is a difficult and time-consuming process. To understand why the application for SSD benefits asks so many questions, it is important to understand the process of determining whether a person is entitled to Social Security Disability benefits. To decide whether a person is disabled for SSD purposes, the Social.

June 15

Earning Wages While on Social Security Disability?

Social Security Disability benefits will likely not be enough money to solely support a disabled person. Thus, the disabled person may need additional income to survive. However, does this result in losing Social Security Disability benefits? The simple answer is “not necessarily.” The Social Security Administration will allow both claimants for benefits, as well as.

May 10

Proving Your Claim for Social Security Disability (SSD) Benefits

Applying for Social Security Disability benefits is tough, but being able to prove your entitlement to SSD benefits is even tougher. However, one way to help get you qualified for Social Security Disability benefits is to get regular, ongoing medical treatment that document your injuries and restrictions. Failure to do so could result in the.

February 5

Getting Social Security Disability Because of Fibromyalgia

Obtaining Social Security Disability benefits is hard enough even when you are suffering from a clearly debilitating disorder. Imagine having horrible pain throughout your entire body and no doctor can find the source. Those suffering with Fibromyalgia or CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) know exactly what I am talking about. Symptoms of Fibromyalgia and CFS are.