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How Does Working Affect a Social Security Disability Claim?
November 20, 2018

  If you’ve decided to file for Social Security Disability benefits, you might have heard that you have to stop working for 12 months before filing your application. This is…

Social Security Disability for Back Pain
November 13, 2018

If you’re applying for Social Security Disability benefits, you might hear people say that the approval process is difficult, stressful, and time-consuming. That is sometimes the case, but it’s not…

Does Mental Health Impact Your Disability Status?
October 16, 2018

In analyzing and processing Social Security Disability cases, we find that claimants often make a particular, surprising mistake on their applications: They don’t include all of the information relevant to…

The Difference Between SSDI and SSI
October 9, 2018

When you file for Social Security Disability benefits, you might quickly realize that the Administration actually operates two distinct programs. Should you apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or…

Common Mistakes on Social Security Disability Applications
September 20, 2018

As you’re filling out your application for Social Security Disability, it is normal to worry that you will say the wrong thing. Many claimants feel that just one misstep could…

Should You Collect Unemployment While Filing for Disability?
September 12, 2018

When you initially file for Social Security Disability benefits, you probably know that you might have a bit of a wait ahead of you. While some health conditions do allow…

Social Security Disability for Cancer Patients
August 29, 2018

If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer and are now pursuing treatment, you have likely discovered just how limiting life can feel during this time. Many patients with cancer find themselves…

What is an ABLE Account and How is It Used?
August 8, 2018

One of the primary reasons applicants are often denied SSI benefits, or lose those benefits at some point after gaining them, is due to resource limits. Individuals (or their legal…

Does Every Social Security Disability Case Get Appealed?
July 30, 2018

If you’re just beginning to apply for Social Security Disability, or you’re waiting to hear from the Administration, you might be wondering about your odds of an approval. A common…

Is There a ‘Fast Track’ to Social Security Disability?
July 17, 2018

When you first began applying for Social Security Disability benefits, you might have heard that there is a “fast track” for approvals. But what is that, exactly? How do you…