If your spouse is getting SSD based on her own work record, that has nothing to do with your ability to get SSD based on your own work record. Everyone can get SSD no matter who else in their household is getting SSD or what the other income in the household is as long as you have worked long enough and you qualify.
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Social Security Disability Blog Posts:
When Should I Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits?
If you feel you are unable to work due to a physical or mental disability, know that you have options. The Social Security Administration provides benefits to those who cannot work due to their
Replacing A Social Security Card Online
How to Replace Your Social Security Card Online. If you need to replace your Social Security card, you can now do so online. You can use the Social Security Administration's free online services
Can I Receive SSD and SSI Benefits at The Same Time?
Supplemental Security Income or Social Security Disability Benefits? When you become disabled, it can be confusing trying to figure out what type of Social Security benefits you may be entitled to.
I appealed my denial. Can I get an earlier hearing date?
If you have applied for Social Security Disability benefits and your initial application was denied, it's normal to feel disappointed and discouraged. But you should know that the Social Security
Social Security Disability FAQ:
Can I Receive Disability Benefits if My Deceased Spouse Was Receiving Benefits?
You may be wondering if you can receive disability benefits if your deceased spouse was receiving disability benefits at the time of their death. In general, you must suffer from a qualifying
What Is a Social Security Disability Technical Denial?
Before the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) disability examiners determine if your health impairments are severe enough to prevent you from working, they ensure you qualify based on a list of
Should I Apply for SSD Benefits if I Have a Terminal Illness?
You should definitely apply for Social Security Disability Benefits if you have a terminal illness and you should do so right away. I know when your faced with being diagnosed with a terminal illness
Do I Need to see a Specialist to Get Social Security Disability Benefits?
The short answer to that question is no. However, it's certainly very persuasive if someone in addition to your family doctor has examined you, has ordered tests for you and has written office notes