Why Do I Need a Representative Payee? Sometimes, when you are approved for Social Security benefits, the Social Security Administration (SSA) will determine that you need a Representative Payee to help you manage your money. Typically, the SSA will ask you to appoint someone who you see often and who cares about your well-being. Your […]
Social Security Disability Posts
Below are all of the posts on the site related to Social Security Disability (SSDI).
Should I Hire an Attorney to Help with My Social Security Claim If you find yourself in the unfortunate position of being disabled, you may be wondering if you should represent yourself or whether you would be better off to hire a Jacksonville disability attorney to handle your case. Before you decide, it is important […]
More Changes to Social Security Slated for 2018 We already noted that Social Security beneficiaries will see a 2% raise in their benefits next year, but what we did not note was that the maximum monthly payout also rose quite a bit. The maximum payout increased by $101 per month to $2,788 per month. By […]
Three Social Security Myths: Busted I frequently speak with clients, potential clients, and members of the community, who have various misconceptions or misunderstandings about Social Security disability. Three of the most common myths are: once you are receiving benefits, you receive them for life; benefits are designed to be a short-term answer; and if my […]
Social Security Rates for 2018 Have Been Announced Every year, the Social Security Administration determines whether to adjust the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) amounts that beneficiaries receive. They do this by evaluating the cost of living and determining whether an adjustment is needed. On October 13, 2017, the rate […]