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Which pays more? SSDI or SSI?

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

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The advantages of getting both Social Security Disability Insurance and SSI benefits

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.

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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

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How far back does Social Security pay disability benefits?

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

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Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits 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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