November 5

Social Security Disability Checks Will Increase in 2014

The Social Security Administration recently announced that monthly Social Security Disability (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for nearly 63 million Americans will increase 1.5 percent in 2014. The 1.5 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin for SSD recipients in January 2014. According to, the latest adjustment will add about $19 to monthly.

July 26

The Rising Number of Social Security Disability Recipients

The number of Americans receiving Social Security Disability benefits hit a record in July. According to the Social Security Administration, over 8.7 million Americans received SSD payments in July. While some would like to politicize this, as an attorney who sees the struggles those needing Social Security Disability benefits go through in order to get.