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

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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: 

Disability Benefits Claims 101: How to Get Started

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In the United States, many people who are unable to work because of disabilities qualify for disability benefits through the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA). The two main types of Social Security disability benefits for which you might qualify are Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). 

Can The Economy Affect Social Security Disability?

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You’ve probably been seeing a lot of information lately about Social Security and the economy. But if you’re worried that your benefit amount will be lowered because of the economy don’t worry. 

Social Security disability is funded through a dedicated payroll tax that both employers and employees pay into. The economy may have an impact on Social Security fund reserves depending on unemployment numbers and economic conditions. But that won’t have any impact on your particular benefit amount. 

August Is Appendix Cancer Awareness Month

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Appendix cancer is often a debilitating illness. If you have this condition, you may find it difficult or even impossible to keep a job and pay your bills. 

Keep reading to learn more about potential options in this scenario. In recognition of Appendix Cancer Awareness Month, the following guide will explain the basics of appendix cancer and disability benefits, helping you determine how you may seek financial assistance from the US federal government. 

What Is The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)?

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American workers with disabilities have workplace protections to ensure that they are treated fairly by employers. The Americans With Disabilities Act is a Federal employment law that was created to protect vulnerable employees with disabilities from unlawful termination and other workplace abuses.  

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