The Social Security Secrets Series Episode 2: How Do I Apply?

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Episode 2: How Do I Apply?

At this point you have passed the work and income requirements for at least one Social Security disability benefits program, SSI or SSDI. Now let’s talk about what you should expect during the application process. Though the process is a bit cumbersome, it does not have to be painful if you know what to expect and how to make it a bit easier. Continue reading “The Social Security Secrets Series Episode 2: How Do I Apply?”

The Social Security Secrets Series Episode 1: Am I eligible?

You may be surprised to find out that not everyone who is disabled can apply for SSI or SSDI benefits. SSA imposes several technical criteria on potential applicants that they must meet before they can even apply for SSI or SSDI benefits. Continue reading “The Social Security Secrets Series Episode 1: Am I eligible?”

The Social Security Secrets Series: What really happens with your disability application?

What is going on with my case? Who is DDS? Why are they sending me these forms? Why do they need to know about all of my doctors? Why am I giving them all of this financial information? What happens if I appeal? These are all questions I have heard over and over again, and for good reason! Continue reading “The Social Security Secrets Series: What really happens with your disability application?”