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How Collecting Royalties Can Affect Social Security Disability Benefits

How Collecting Royalties Can Affect Social Security Disability Benefits

There are a lot of factors that go into determining how much your Social Security Disability benefits will be once you qualify for them. One of the main factors is the amount that you made at your previous job that you were forced to quit because of an injury. Additionally, your benefits may be affected …

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How to Prepare for a Child Disability Interview?

How to Prepare for a Child Disability Interview?

If your child has a disability and it affects their ability to function either physically or mentally in a significant way, then you may be able to qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Qualifying for Child Disability Benefits To qualify for child disability benefits, your child must be under the age of 18. There are …

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What to Expect at a Disability Hearing?

What to Expect at a Disability Hearing?

You applied for Social Security disability benefits and were denied. You then applied for an appeal for reconsideration and your request was accepted. Now you have to go before an Administrative Law Judge for a hearing. During this hearing, a judge will determine if you are entitled to Social Security benefits. This process can be …

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Retired: Is it Possible to Receive Both Disability & Social Security Benefits?

Retired: Is it Possible to Receive Both Disability & Social Security Benefits?

There are two main types of Social Security benefits that you can collect – Social Security disability benefits and Social Security retirement benefits. Full retirement benefits are available to individuals who reach the age of 65 (or 67 depending on the year of birth), although partial benefits are also available by the age of 62. …

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An Overview of The Social Security Act

An Overview of The Social Security Act

When it comes to social protection law, the Social Security Act is arguably the biggest piece of legislation that’s ever been passed. The law was designed and passed in 1935 as part of the President Franklin Roosevelt’s Second New Deal. The idea was to help counteract the dangers of poverty, unemployment, disability and old age, …

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