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Do I Qualify for Social Security Benefits with a Baby?

What happens when you are already receiving Social Security benefits and you find out your are pregnant? Will you lose those benefits? Are they increased? What if you are not on benefits and have a baby that is disabled? Do you then become eligible for benefits to help with...

Filing for a Disability Claim

If you become disabled and have Social Security eligible earnings, you may be able to collect benefits with a qualified disability. For the disability to be considered “eligible,” it must be life threatening or be expected to keep you out of work for a period of at...

Can You Get Back Pay when Filing for Disability?

When filing for disability, one of the first questions many applicants have is, “Do I qualify for back pay?” The short answer is yes but as they say, “It’s complicated.” Social Security disability benefits are paid to qualified applicants six months...

How to Apply for Disability

Social Security Disability Benefits are available for those who have medical conditions or injuries that prevent them from working for a period of 12 months or longer. In order to qualify, these individuals must have already worked for a predetermined amount of time and have...

Are There Social Security Disability Benefits for Someone Under Age 18?

If a child under the age of 18 is disabled or has parents that are disabled, he or she may qualify for Social Security Disability benefits. Because a disabled child requires more care, benefits may be paid to help alleviate some of these costs. If the child has disabled parents,...

Best Practices to Get Social Security Disability Benefits Approved

Although many people believe that they will not suffer from a disability, statistics show that more than one in every four people in their 20s will become disabled by the time they are 67 years old. For those individuals who are working and then become disabled, they may qualify...

Obtaining Your Social Security Benefits Statement

There are several benefits available to eligible individuals through the United States Social Security program. One of the benefits that is given through this program are benefits for retired workers, their children and spouses as well as for surviving family members of decreased...

SSDI Tax Issues

Social Security disability income is well-deserved by people who are unable to work for at least 12 months or longer. These folks are deemed completely disabled and often need to wait years to receive SSDI payments if they do not get Social Security disability help from an...

How Can I Apply for Medicare Disability Benefits?

Medicare is a social insurance program that provides Americans with health insurance once they reach age 65. It also provides health insurance to millions of younger people who are disabled. Medicare covers an average of nearly half of health care costs incurred by participant,...

How to get Social Security Benefits for Depression

Several types of disabilities qualify for benefits through the Social Security program and some of these conditions are mental. Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses, affecting an estimated one in ten adults in this country, according to the Centers for Disease...