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Get help with your Social Security Disability denial letter

Social Security Disability (SSD) is a protection for people who end up disabled after doing their part to pay into the Social Security system. If you intend to apply for SSD or have and were denied, it's important for you to know the steps to take next.

Get help with Social Security Disability confusion

Social Security Disability benefits are benefits paid out of the payroll deductions made through the Federal Insurance Contributions Act. FICA covers the expenses related to spousal and survivors' benefits, retirement and other Social Security benefits. Some of FICA's funds go into the Disability Insurance Trust, which is used to fund and pay for disability benefits.

What can you ask to see if you qualify for disability benefits?

One of the most difficult things about the government's Social Security Disability insurance (SSDI) program is that it's hard to know if you'll qualify for benefits. Even if you believe that you fall under the correct categories to be considered disabled, you may have received a denial letter or be unsure if you've prepared everything correctly for the Social Security Administration (SSA).

Get qualified for Social Security Disability Insurance

If you may need to use Social Security Disability (SSD) in the future, then it's important to understand it and the benefits it provides. You need to know exactly what information you have to provide to the Social Security Administration (SSA), too, so that your application can be as thorough and accurate as possible.

Is it normal to have your disability application rejected?

When you received a letter from the Social Security Administration (SSA), you felt a sense of relief. You thought that your long-term concerns over money would be over with since your disability application would be approved.

Understand your retirement benefit rights after divorce

As someone who has divorced but who spent over a decade married to your ex-spouse, you may be concerned about how you'll receive your retirement or other benefits in the future. The Social Security Administration (SSA) allows you to seek benefits based on your ex-spouse's record in several instances, so that you can still get the most out of your time together.

What is the 'Ticket to Work' program, and how can it help you?

If you're receiving Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, then you may be interested in learning more about the "Ticket to Work" program. This program helps support you as you attempt to go back to a job you enjoy.

Government shutdown could affect disability applicants

With the government shutdown, many people have been worried that they won't be able to receive the disability payments they're entitled to. For the most part, the people who are already receiving these benefits don't need to worry, because Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits are part of required government operations.

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