Social Security vs. Veterans Affairs: The Nitty Gritty on Disability Benefits

I recently wrote a post called Maximizing Benefits for Disabled Veterans. That post discussed a brief overview of how disabled veterans might be able to benefit from Social Security disability benefits in addition to their VA Disability Compensation benefits.  However, there is much more to consider when you are thinking of applying for both SSA and VA benefits.

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This Simple Mistake Could Cost You Thousands of Dollars in VA Benefits

Some veterans wait months, even years, to apply for VA Disability Compensation benefits. Maybe they feel like they aren’t “really disabled,” or that they aren’t “disabled enough.” Whatever the reason may be, there is no good reason to wait to file a claim. In fact, by waiting, veterans can lose out on thousands of dollars of back pay. Continue reading “This Simple Mistake Could Cost You Thousands of Dollars in VA Benefits”

Maximizing benefits for disabled veterans

I am a disabled veteran. Can I get both Social Security and VA benefits?

The answer is an unsatisfying “maybe.” Whether a disabled veteran is eligible for both Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Social Security Administration (SSA) benefits depends on several factors. Continue reading “Maximizing benefits for disabled veterans”

3 Things You Can Do To Win Your Social Security Disability Claim

Whether you’ve already applied for Social Security disability benefits (SSI or SSDI), are thinking about applying, or were recently denied, there are three things you can do today to increase your chances of getting approved. Continue reading “3 Things You Can Do To Win Your Social Security Disability Claim”