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How Long Does It Takes To Be Approved for Disability in 2024?

Submitted by Shane on

There is generally a five-month waiting period before you get begin to recieve your disability payments. However, how long it takes to collect your medical records and any other evidence needed to make a determination will determine the exact timing. Your application will be forwarded to a state organization that conducts disability determinations.

Understanding SSI, SSDI, and How the SSA Calculates Your Disability Benefits Payments in 2024

Submitted by Elizabeth on

There are two main federal disability benefits programs that offer financial assistance to people who have been diagnosed with a medical condition that will prevent them from working for at least 12 months. These are Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), and they are both administered by the United States Social Security Administration (SSA). 

Best Ways for You to Live a Richer Life Being Single in Retirement

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Retiring alone doesn’t need to be an unfulfilling experience. On the contrary, a single senior can experience just as much fun and excitement as someone who has retired with family. 

Are you wondering how to start a new life alone after retirement? If so, keep the following ideas in mind: 

What You Need to Know About Taxes and Disability Benefits

Submitted by pec on

Now is the time to get ready for tax season. If you’re receiving disability benefits from the Social Security Administration it’s important that you understand how your disability benefits are taxes and how to file taxes when disability benefits are your primary income. It’s also important to know how disability benefits impact the any tax credits that you might quality for.

How to File Taxes on Disability Benefits

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If you’re receiving disability benefits you should know that you do need to file taxes on disability benefits. Disability benefits count as income, which means they are taxable. However, filing taxes on disability income is a little different from filing taxes on other types of income. Here’s a step-by-step guide you can use to file taxes on your disability benefits:

How Would You Describe Pain To a Disability Judge?

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Many who seek Social Security disability benefits struggle with conditions that cause significant pain. If you’re seeking disability benefits, there may be a time when you need to describe the nature of your pain to a disability judge. This is particularly likely if your pain negatively impacts your ability to work.

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