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Mistakes that affect your VA disability benefits

U.S. military veterans deserve compensation for illnesses and injuries they suffer because of their service, but sadly, many disabled veterans face an ongoing battle to receive much-needed disability benefits. The VA unfairly denies many claims and makes critical...

Can you get disability benefits for anxiety?

When workers hear they can get benefits for disabilities, physical disabilities often come to mind first. But mental health issues can pose as much of a debilitating hurdle as any physical ailment. For workers with high levels of intense anxiety, is it possible to...

Information you need to apply for SSI

Applying for Supplemental Security Income involves a fairly rigorous process. First, you must provide the Social Security Administration with the necessary information to see if you meet eligibility requirements. It helps to break down the entire process in small...

The 4 levels of the SSDI appeals process

The application process for Social Security Disability Insurance is often complex, so you may feel understandable irritation if you submit your application and receive a denial in response. Try not to panic in this situation, though. Many applicants receive denials in...

SSDI benefits: Disability determinations

People unable to work and earn a living due to a disabling condition may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits through the Social Security Administration. However, the decision of whether a person can work or not does not fall to the person or to...

Who can qualify for SSI benefits?

Supplemental security income, or SSI, provides payments from the Social Security Administration for those who qualify. You may be eligible if you have a disability, are blind or are older than age 65. You must also show limited financial resources and income.  Learn...

Will you have to go to a disability hearing?

When you are unable to work due to a medical condition, physical limitation or sickness, it has a significant impact on your financial health. In addition to your physical suffering, you also have to worry about how your lack of income will affect your medical care,...