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Social Security disabled adult child benefits

Many aging parents take care of their disabled children well into adulthood. These children often have little or no earnings which means they may not qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (Title 2 benefits) on their own earnings. When they … Continue reading

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Can a 18 year old full time student still get Social Security child’s benefits?

I was recently asked if Social Security child’s benefits continue for a full-time student who is 18 or over. Here is the answer in a directly from Social Security: No. At one time, SSA did pay benefits to eligible college students, … Continue reading

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Social Security Disability vs SSI Supplemental Security Income

Social Security has two different benefit programs for individuals who are disabled. Disability Insurance Benefits (DIB, also known as SSDI, or Title 2 benefits); and Supplemental Security Income (SSI or Title 16 benefits). Because of its name, it is a common … Continue reading

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Social Security Disabled Adult Child (DAC) benefits

I enjoy reading attorney Paul Nidich’s blog Nidich on Anything. Paul’s knowledge nicely dovetails with my own. When there is an area I am uncertain about, I check to see what Paul has written. A while ago, Paul wrote a nice … Continue reading

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