Jun 24, 2013 ... Seal of the United States Social Security Administration. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Social Security Disability Insurance has often been forgotten ...
SSI applicants had to first apply for other disability benefits, which tended to ... In
January 2015, the average monthly benefit for disabled workers was $1,262. ....
of the digestive system, of the genitourinary system, and of the musculoskeletal ...
By my calculations, in 2013, four in ten men between the ages of 25 and 54 who
Sep 11, 2014 ... Social Security Disability Insurance, which provides basic but essential ... and
their families, is one of the cornerstones of our Social Security system. ... to act by
2016 to avoid an across-the-board cut in benefits for disabled ...
Call us toll-free at 1-800-772-1213 or at our TTY number,. 1-800-325-0778, ...
response system to tell us a new address or request a replacement ... Who
decides if I am disabled? ... Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) program
Sep 7, 2015 ... The trust fund of the Social Security Disability Insurance program is projected to
... Phil Moeller, co-author of “Get What's Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your
Social Security” ... 3 ways to fix Social Security's funding shortfall ... 11 million
people are not really disabled and that they are gaming the syst...
Every month, 14 million people now get a disability check from the federal
government. ... if you have a particular back problem and a college degree, you'
re not disabled. ... blunt: "Just suck all the benefits you can out of the system until
everything is gone, ... Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Social Security
Oct 23, 2015 ... Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) became law in 1956. ... small-scale,
anti-poverty program into a massive system that provides benefits to ... SSDI
could better protect the disabled from poverty and improve the program's .... A flat
benefit cannot, however, fix many of the program's inherent flaws.
Jul 7, 2015 ... The Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program was ... the most
vulnerable in our society – those who cannot work due to a disability. ... Some
have suggested to fix insolvency, Congress should only shift funds from Social
Security or ... of the disability system and a renewed focus on the disabled.
Oct 8, 2015 ... Sarah: I filled in that I have a disabled child on your Social Security calculator. ...
From reading your columns, am I correct to understand that he is ... But the Social
Security system will penalize them, potentially big .... disabled and qualified for
Social Security Disability Insurance with my own years of work.
The Social Security System is more than broken. ..... I get a notice from Social
Security stating that my SSD is being LOWERED by ... Pro bono Social Workers
from Private Companies (who would be able to fix my problems) NO LONGER
EXIST! ..... We are both disabled receiving benefits from SSI and SSA disability.
We was ...