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Can You Get Social Security Disability If Your Spouse Works?

By Ken Marks | September 29, 2022 | Comments Off on Can You Get Social Security Disability If Your Spouse Works?

Social Security disability benefits, or SSDI benefits, are available to individuals who meet certain qualifications. Generally speaking, if you currently receive SSDI benefits, your spouse may continue working because the determining eligibility factor for benefits is your personal work record – rather than your household’s income. If your spouse continues working, that fact will not…

Can You Have a Savings Account on Social Security Disability?

By Ken Marks | September 11, 2022 | Comments Off on Can You Have a Savings Account on Social Security Disability?

If you currently receive Social Security disability benefits (SSDI), you may still maintain a savings account, as determined by the Social Security Administration (SSA), which runs the program. If you currently suffer from a long-term medical condition and believe you are eligible for SSDI benefits, you should speak with a knowledgeable OC social security disability…

Can You Collect Unemployment While on Social Security Disability?

By Ken Marks | August 29, 2022 | Comments Off on Can You Collect Unemployment While on Social Security Disability?

A common question that arises in the context of Social Security is whether an individual can receive disability and unemployment benefits at the same time. Under the current regulations, an individual can receive both of these payments simultaneously. In fact, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has decided that an individual should not have to decide…

Can You Get Social Security Disability for Degenerative Disc Disease?

By Ken Marks | August 11, 2022 | Comments Off on Can You Get Social Security Disability for Degenerative Disc Disease?

Degenerative disc disease refers to ongoing changes in a person’s spine that occur with age. For example, the individual may experience a disc bulge or osteoarthritis in their cervical, thoracic, or lumbar spine – or some other medical condition that causes them pain as they grow older. Although degenerative disc disease, sometimes called DDD, is…

Can I Collect both SSDI and VA Disability Compensation? 

By Ken Marks | July 24, 2022 | Comments Off on Can I Collect both SSDI and VA Disability Compensation? 

Whenever a military veteran becomes disabled over the course of their service, they are eligible to collect various disability benefits from both the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Social Security Administration (SSA). Moreover, they can recover these benefits at the same time. According to statistics, a total of 950,000 veterans received…

Social Security Disability (SSDI) Benefits for Veterans

By Ken Marks | July 7, 2022 | Comments Off on Social Security Disability (SSDI) Benefits for Veterans

SSDI is an acronym for Social Security disability insurance. Under certain circumstances, a qualifying veteran may be eligible for these benefits even if they already receive disability benefits from the Veterans Administration (VA). If you suffer from a disability that prevents you from working in any capacity, call to speak with an OC social security…

Can You Collect State Disability and Social Security at the Same Time?

By Ken Marks | June 24, 2022 | Comments Off on Can You Collect State Disability and Social Security at the Same Time?

Suffering a disability and being unable to work can be quite disconcerting. Since Social Security disability payments are rarely enough to live on, it’s essential for you to apply for all the other benefits to which you may be entitled. You might be wondering if you can collect California disability payments and Social Security at…

$14.8 Billion Approved for Social Security Budget

By Ken Marks | June 10, 2022 | Comments Off on $14.8 Billion Approved for Social Security Budget

Since its inception in 1935, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has faced many obstacles, challenges, and criticisms. This year proves no different as President Biden secures nearly $15 billion to help the struggling agency and those who benefit from it. In fact, the SSA administers retirement, disability, and survivor benefits to around 70 million Americans.…

SSDI Benefits for Veterans

By Ken Marks | June 1, 2022 | Comments Off on SSDI Benefits for Veterans

Serving as a member of the United States Armed Forces is an honor that not every person will get to experience in their lifetime. However, if you are a veteran of any branch of the military, you might be eligible for monthly payments from the Social Security Administration (SSA) of up to $2,700. The payments…

Can You Collect a Pension and Social Security Disability at the Same Time?

By Ken Marks | May 28, 2022 | Comments Off on Can You Collect a Pension and Social Security Disability at the Same Time?

Nothing precludes an individual who resides in the State of California from recovering Social Security disability benefits and an employer pension at the same time. However, some types of pensions may reduce the disability payments that a person will be able to recover through the Social Security Administration (SSA). A knowledgeable Social Security disability benefits…

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