If you are like most people, you probably have never had to think about what you would do if you became disabled. What would you do if you suddenly could not work? How would you pay your rent or mortgage? … Continue reading
Tag Archives | Disability Insurance Benefits (DIB)
A quickie article answering a common question: can you garnish Social Security disability benefits for child support? Title 2 Disability Insurance (aka SSDI or DIB) benefits can be garnished for child support. However, Title 16 Supplemental Security Income (aka SSI) benefits cannot … Continue reading →
I was recently asked which pays more in benefits? Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI)? If you are wondering about the difference between SSDI and SSI, read this post. As for which pays more, the answer … Continue reading →
I recently wrote about receiving both Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI or DIB) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. Let’s look at the advantages of being on both benefits programs.
Can you get both Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI)?
I recently wrote about the difference between Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). But, can you get both: SSI and SSDI? Depending on your circumstances, yes. The maximum you can receive on SSI is based on the annual Federal … Continue reading →
What is the difference between Disability Insurance Benefits (DIB) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI)?
We previously discussed Social Security’s Disability Insurance Benefit (DIB) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs. The big difference between DIB and SSI is type of income which affects eligibility. Under the “Disability Insurance” Program, Social Security considers whether you are working … Continue reading →
We have talked a lot about how far back can you get Social Security benefits. I want to make sure there is no confusion: Social Security does NOT limit you to only 12 months of back benefits. There is a … Continue reading →
If you are disabled, how far back will Social Security pay benefits? Back to when the disability began? It depends on whether you are applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI or DIB), or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Social Security Supplemental Security … Continue reading →
If you apply for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits (SSDI or DIB), you may be surprised that Social Security keeps the first 5 months of back benefits. This is referred to as the “5 month waiting period.” If you awarded … Continue reading →
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 →
Social Security disability insurance benefits are a bit like car insurance: you pay your premiums to obtain insurance covered. When it comes to Social Security disability, your premiums are your payroll taxes and the coverage is the disability insurance. In order … Continue reading →
According to Social Security, 6.9 million disabled workers received disability benefits from Social Security in 2007. Another 1.8 million individuals received benefits as dependents of disabled workers. This is compared to 31 million receiving retirement benefits. The average monthly disability … Continue reading →
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