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Comparing Social Security And SSI

Q: How is SSI different from Social Security? A: Starting with a short answer, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security are completely different programs. A person can receive both if meeting the separate rules of each. In no particular order, here are more differences between these two programs. Work is at the core of…
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Red Book For 2016 Now Online

If you return to work while receiving Social Security or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability benefits, be sure to report the work to your local SSA office. Doing this is very important. Work incentives are special rules to help people return to work when receiving disability benefits through either of these programs. Available work incentives…
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Can I Apply For Social Security Disability If Working?

Q: Can someone who is disabled but working full time apply for Social Security Disability? A: The Social Security definition of disability is based on ability to work plus other requirements. Shown below, see the steps followed in making a disability decision and note that three of the five basic questions involve ability to work.…
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Can I Own A Home And Receive SSA Disability?

Q: Can I own a home and receive SSA disability? A: Yes. Social Security benefits are not based on your income, resources or overall family financial status. If work, medical and other requirements are met, you can receive SSA disability. For purposes of keeping your benefit record current, some changes need to be reported to…
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Help Shape The Social Security Disability Process

Are you interested in helping shape the Social Security disability process? If so, see the October Social Security Update, the agency monthly online newsletter, for two separate opportunities to do so. First, an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) is available for comment in the Federal Register until November 13. To review and comment, go…
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