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Does My Age Matter When I’m Trying to Get Social Security Disability Benefits?
Posted By Corey Luedeman - 04.15.21

The older you are, the more likely you are to receive Social Security Disability benefits. This is because it can be difficult for older workers to adjust to different types of work. The Social Secur...

What is a Vocational Expert and Why Are They Important for Your Social Security Disability Case?
Posted By Corey Luedeman - 02.18.21

If your initial disability application has been denied, you will need to appeal your claim through the appeals process. One of the levels of the disability appeals process involves a hearing in front...

How Much of My Social Security Disability Benefits Are Taxable?
Posted By Corey Luedeman - 12.07.20

If you receive Social Security Disability benefits, you may have heard that you need to pay taxes on these benefits. But is that actually true? Paying Taxes on SSI Benefits Supplemental Security Inco...

What is the Maximum Amount I Can Receive in Social Security Disability Benefits in 2020?
Posted By Corey Luedeman - 10.30.20

Nearly every year, the federal government awards a cost of living adjustment (COLA) to Social Security recipients. This adjustment takes into account any inflation that has occurred in the economy. M...

How Has the Coronavirus Affected My Social Security Disability Benefits?
Posted By Corey Luedeman - 09.18.20

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all Americans, including those who receive Social Security Disability (SSDI) benefits and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. You may be wondering how the ...

5 Reasons You Can Be Denied Social Security Disability Benefits
Posted By Corey Luedeman - 05.15.20

Every year, millions of Americans are denied Social Security Disability benefits.  You may have recently had your initial application denied.  Below are 5 common reasons that you can be denied disabi...

Do I Need Medical Records to Prove My Social Security Disability Case?
Posted By Corey Luedeman - 02.25.20

Medical records are the most important type of evidence to prove to the Social Security Administration (SSA) that you are disabled.  We understand that medical treatment can be expensive, but seeing ...

Why is My Social Security Disability Case Taking So Long?
Posted By Corey Luedeman - 01.30.20

Understanding why it takes so long for your Social Security Disability claim to be approved or denied requires you to know how the Social Security Disability process works. Many People are Applying F...

Can I Reopen My Old Social Security Disability Case?
Posted By Corey Luedeman - 09.09.19

If you applied for Social Security Disability benefits and your initial application was denied by the Social Security Administration (SSA), you may have decided not to appeal the decision.  If this h...

When Should I Apply For Social Security Disability Benefits?
Posted By Corey Luedeman - 08.05.19

If you are no longer able to work due to a physical or mental disability, you may be wondering if you should apply for Social Security Disability benefits.  You may be wondering if now is the right t...

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