The difference between SSD and SSI are the technical qualifications for those benefits beyond the requirement that you’re being disabled. For SSD, you have to have worked and paid FICA taxes, which buys you insurance to claim Social Security Disability benefits. For SSI, even if you haven’t worked, it’s a low income program and so if you find yourself in a situation where you have worked but not for a while and you don’t have any savings left and you are low income or you have not worked and you are low income you can qualify for SSI.
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Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week
On November 14, 2011, the U.S. Senate passed Senate Resolution 199 (SR 199): "A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of Crohn's and Colitis Awareness Week, December 1-7."The Senate Resolution
Why Now Is The Time To Apply For SSD Benefits
Do you or a loved one feel it's necessary to stop working due to your disabilities? The holidays are a time for gathering and catching up with friends and family. Sometimes one doesn't realize the
What Is The Differences between SSI and SSD?
When you become unable to work due to an illness, injury, or other impairment, you may qualify for benefits from the Social Security Administration. While there are many similarities between the
Changes to Your Social Security Benefits in 2019
In 2019, Social Security Disability (SSD), Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Retirement recipients will see an increase in their monthly payments. Since there was an increase
Social Security Disability FAQ:
The SSA is Terminating My Benefits, Should I Hire a Lawyer?
If the Social Security Administration (SSA) is terminating your benefits, hiring a lawyer might reduce your stress and make the process of appealing the Social Security Administration’s (SSA)
Social Security Disability for Depression? Do I Qualify?
Yes you can. However, you need to show that your depression is so severe and so chronic and long lasting that you will be unable to work for at least a year. Fortunately for many people with
What Information You Need to Complete Your Social Security Disability
The Application for Social Security Disability Benefits The application for Social Security Disability (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) can seem overwhelming. With a little preparation,
If I Get Approved For Disability, How Far Back Will Social Security Pay Me?
If you get approved for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, you might be eligible for back pay or retroactive benefits. Back pay might also be available if you qualify for