10 Things You Should Know Before You Apply for Social Security Disability

It’s true, social security disability insurance (SSDI) can be confusing. You might not be sure if you qualify or what the process even entails. Before you start the process, check out the top 10 things you need to know before you apply. 1. Contact a social security disability attorney Our number one tip is to…

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The Importance of Social Security Disability

While you probably know the importance of preparing for retirement, have you ever considered what would happen if you became disabled before you reach retirement age? Studies say that 25% of people in their 20s will become disabled before retirement. While many people believe that Social Security Disability Insurance is the answer, unfortunately this coverage…

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What You Need to Know Before Your SSDI Interview

When you first apply for Social Security disability benefits, you may be nervous to find that a big part of the process is a formal interview. To fully prepare yourself, it is important to know what kind of questions to expect from your SSDI interviewers. Here, we’ll make sure you’re prepared for your appointment. Your Condition…

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Hiring an SSDI Lawyer: What You Should Know

Applying for benefits from the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program can be a long and frustrating process. It isn’t unheard of for applicants to wait several months before getting a response from the Social Security Administration. This is where an SSDI attorney can help but choosing the right one is important. Having an experienced…

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PTSD – You Might Be Surprised & It's Ok

A traumatic event causing fear, helplessness or horror can trigger a condition known as post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. It is categorized as an anxiety disorder and affects people in all walks of life. While some people can cope with the stress caused by such an occurrence, others develop a debilitating condition that can last…

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How Obesity Factors Into Social Security Disability Benefit Claims

If current trends continue, the obesity rate in California is expected to increase from 23.8 percent in 2011 to 46.6 percent in 2030. This epidemic is a growing concern in the United States, with an estimated 30 percent of the adult population suffering from obesity. This poses major health risks- in California alone, 800,000 cases…

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Social Security Disability Insurance in the Red

Social Security Disability Insurance faces a major crisis: funds are depleting and cuts have to be made. The growth of SSDI was not an over night thing.  It’s been increasing for decades now.  Only now is when anyone has been taking notice.  But is it too late? Unemployment issues have also seen an increase in…

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What Does Obamacare Offer Retirees?

Senior Citizens – and many retirees already benefiting from Social Security Retirement – come October 1st will be quickly enrolling for Medicare. But, hey, what happens if you’re already a retiree on Medicare?  What does the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, mean to you?  Matthew Eyles, executive vice president of a healthcare consulting and…

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Mental Illness and Applying for Social Security Disability Insurance

The process of getting approved for Social Security disability benefits can be a lengthy one. You may even need to go through several stages of appeals before the Social Security Administration (SSA) approves your claim. During this time, you lose out on benefits you need to cover your expenses. Once your claim is finally approved,…

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Kindle Books Provides Answers to Frequently Asked Social Security Benefit Questions

If you’re in the denominator of people seeking to apply for Social Security Disability (SSD) Benefits or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and have no clue what to do, well, Kindle Books has just published a 33 FAQ sheet. Aren’t sure what SSD Benefits actually are and how they can help you?  Don’t know the difference…

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