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Skin Conditions, Mobility Limitations & Disability Benefits

Skin Conditions, Mobility Limitations & Disability Benefits

There are many different types of disorders that the Social Security Administration considers disabling. In fact, there are several skin conditions that may qualify for Social Security disability benefits as well. There are some serious skin conditions that people suffer from that can be incredibly debilitating. The following are some of the things that you …

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Do I Still Receive Social Security If I Travel Outside the US for an Extended Period?

Do I Still Receive Social Security If I Travel Outside the US for an Extended Period?

If you are a U.S. citizen and you are collecting Social Security benefits, then you might be wondering whether traveling outside of the country for a long period of time might have an impact on your ability to receive benefits. Fortunately, you should be okay, but there are a few things to know about travel …

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How Does Drug Addiction or Alcoholism Affect My Social Security?

How Does Drug Addiction or Alcoholism Affect My Social Security?

Anyone who has experienced drug addiction or alcoholism, or anyone who had a friend or family member who was addicted to drugs or was an alcoholic, knows that such addiction can be incredibly disabling. However, you may not be familiar with what such addictions effect on Social Security benefits are. At Social Security Disability Advocates, …

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2018 Social Security COLA Facts

2018 Social Security COLA Facts

Every year, the Social Security Administration releases its Social Security cost of living adjustment (COLA). Basically, the COLA results in an increase in Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits in order to keep up with an increasing cost of living. The Social Security Administration bases its changes on the Department of Labor’s Consumer …

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How Do Christmas Bonuses Affect My Social Security Payments?

How Do Christmas Bonuses Affect My Social Security Payments?

When you apply for Social Security benefits, your previous income will have a big impact on how much your Social Security payments will be. Additionally, although you will still be able to earn some income, there are limits to how much you can earn while still receiving payments. Because of this, you might be wondering …

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