The 40 million Americans who have a disability are often unable to work. Fortunately, those with disabilities can receive assistance through Social Security Disability programs. Disabled Americans may either qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) depending on their situation. But if you have a disability, how do you know if you qualify
You do not know what is going to happen tomorrow. Because of that, you should not put off writing your will until your “old age.” This advice is especially true if you have children. If you were to pass away unexpectedly, what would happen to your kids? If you have a Last
Being out of work due to a disability can be scary and overwhelming. Especially if you are unsure of what you should be doing until you get approved for social security. Thankfully, there are many community resources available that can provide you with assistance and aid during your period of
Just over 30% of people who file for disability benefits get their claims successfully approved. The rest of the applications are all denied disability for a variety of factors ranging from technical to medical. After all this, the median percentage (across the US) of those who do get accepted through a
Filing for social security benefits can be a daunting task. Making it more daunting is the high probability you will get denied. Preliminary claims have a denial rate of 67%, while reconsiderations – which are the first step in a disability appeal in Washington – have an increased rate of 87%. However, with
Today, 1 in 4 children under the age of 18 are being raised without a father. As a single mother, you carry the tremendous responsibility for making sure your children are healthy, happy, and well-protected. From diapers to college applications, you are there for your kids for the rest of their lives.