17 Aug


Qualifications to obtain SSD benefits from the SSA.

Social Security Disability No comment

Calling the Social Security Administration (“SSA”) office is unlikely to help you understand whether or not you qualify for Social Security Disability. This is because when you call the SSA office you will be speaking with a service representative, who is not qualified to make a determination regarding a person’s disability. That is a decision […]

07 Mar


Social Security Disability: It’s Often A Long Road

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It’s a standard question: How long will it take for me to be approved for Social Security Disability Benefits? (SSDB) As with so many other things, the answer is: it varies. In truth, it can take from one month to up to two years or more! Let’s look at this a little closer. First of […]

11 Dec


Age Matters: Filing for Social Security Disability

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Age Matters: Social Security Disability Favors Older (50+ years old) Workers   Does age matter when filing a Social Security Disability claim? Yes it does. Here are the four categories that the Social Security Administration (SSA) uses when evaluating age:   “Younger Individual”— Ages 18 to 49;   “Closely Approaching Advanced Age”— 50-54;   “Advanced […]

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