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March 2015 Archives

Marriage: can it affect your disability benefits?

The Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program determines eligibility based on your work history and the severity of your condition or combination of impairments. The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program determines eligibility based on your monthly income and the severity of your condition or combination of impairments.

SSI eligibility requirements don't have to be a mystery -- II

Last time, we started discussing how the eligibility requirements for Supplemental Security Income benefits can likely prove mystifying to many Americans, a reality that is not only frustrating, but also counter-productive given that it may cause people to abandon their efforts to secure much-needed financial assistance.In today's post, our blog will continue its efforts to provide background information on the basic qualifications for adults looking to secure SSI benefits.

SSI eligibility requirements don't have to be a mystery

While many people have a good understanding of what it takes to qualify for Social Security disability benefits, they find themselves lacking a similar understanding when it comes to Supplemental Security Income benefits.

Do you know enough about the SSD appeals process? - IV

Today's post will conclude our ongoing series discussing the options available to those individuals who have seen their disability benefits suddenly and unjustly terminated via an impersonal letter from the Social Security Administration.

Study explores link between lower MS rates and coffee consumption

Statistics show that well over two million people around the world suffer from multiple sclerosis, a disease that we've discussed in-depth in a previous post, but which is essentially characterized by the immune system's attack on the otherwise healthy protective sheath around the nerve fibers of the spine and brain.