Why Does the Social Security Disability Approval Process Take So Long?

June 4, 2024

Applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) can be a long process.  Why?  Well, it is a combination of a large volume of disability cases pending, the time it takes to secure medical records, and an excessive amount of red tape via forms and different review levels. Beware, even when Social Security agrees you are […]

The Negative Impact of Substance Use and Applications for Disability

April 30, 2024

Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) are a significant challenge that affects individuals across various walks of life, impacting their ability to work and function through basic daily tasks. Understanding these disorders and their implications, especially when applying for disability benefits, requires compassion, knowledge, and the right approach. Here’s a comprehensive guide to assist individuals with SUDs […]

Do You Have a Strong Social Security Disability Case?

April 4, 2024

Managing the intricacies of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) can seem challenging, especially when you feel unsure about the strength of your case. It’s important for individuals seeking financial support due to disability to understand the criteria and factors that play into building a strong SSDI case. Let’s talk about some key considerations to help […]

Navigating the SSDI Redetermination Process for Continuing Benefits

March 22, 2024

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a lifeline for many who are disabled and need financial assistance for their living expenses. After the initial approval process, your benefits may change as your circumstances do. This is done through a determination process. At some point, everyone who receives SSDI will go through the process, but it […]

Choosing the Right Path: Disability vs. Early Retirement – Which is Best for You?

March 6, 2024

When you are unable to work, consider filing for disability benefits from the Social Security Administration. Depending on your age and circumstances, you may have the option between filing for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or early retirement benefits. Whether filing for disability or early retirement is a better choice depends on your individual circumstances, […]

Doctors Play a Pivotal Role in Supporting Disability Claims

January 18, 2024

Applying for disability benefits can be a daunting process that is laden with paperwork and stringent eligibility criteria. The intricacies of navigating through this bureaucratic maze can be overwhelming, making it essential for you to strategically leverage every available resource you have to enhance your chances of success. A little known factor that can significantly […]

Should I Apply for Social Security Disability or Work Part-Time?

January 8, 2024

Financial decisions can be complex, and you may find yourself at a crossroads when faced with the choice between waiting for disability benefits to kick in and part-time work. Working some proves to the Social Security Administration that you are able to work which can harm an application for disability. Not working at all could […]

Exploring Misconceptions About Social Security Disability

November 15, 2023

If you are eligible for SSDI, the benefits paid to you and your family can help you manage the challenges of your disability and provide an income you can rely on. However, filing for disability can be frustrating and confusing. There are many misconceptions surrounding the application process, filing an appeal, and disability benefits overall. […]

Social Security Disability:  SSDI Basics of How Your Work History Impacts Eligibility and Amount You are Paid

October 25, 2023

Social Security Disability (SSDI) benefits are an important financial safety net if you are unable to work due to a long-term physical or mental disability. These benefits provide financial support and medical coverage to help you maintain your quality of life when you are no longer able to work for income. One key factor that […]

Social Security Disability for Children: Eligibility and Application Process

October 23, 2023

Raising a child with a disability can be a difficult task. It requires extra care and attention to ensure that your child is receiving the appropriate treatment and support for their condition. Financially speaking, this can be extremely challenging for families given the added costs of medical equipment and care. Depending on the severity of […]