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Can You Receive Both SSI/SSDI Benefits and Food Stamps?

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If you are currently receiving SSI or SSDI benefits, you may wonder, “Am I eligible to receive both food stamps and Social Security disability benefits in Florida?” The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as the SNAP, has many eligibility requirements that must be met in order to receive food stamps. The government program… Read More »

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How Does Work History Affect Your Eligibility for SSDI Benefits?

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If you are considering applying for Social Security disability benefits, it is advised to consider how your work history may affect your eligibility. What many do not realize is that their work history can affect their eligibility for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. You may be eligible to receive SSDI benefits if you:… Read More »

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How Much Social Security Disability Backpay Can You Receive?

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If you have past-due social security disability benefits, you are probably wondering how, when, and how much backpay you will get. After your Social Security disability application has been approved, you will be entitled to receive Social Security disability backpay, which has accrued from the moment you filed your disability application (or even sooner)…. Read More »

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Do Social Security Recipients Qualify for a Stimulus Check Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic?

By Kobal Law |

In late March 2020, President Donald Trump signed the CARES Act in response to the coronavirus pandemic, providing a $2.2 trillion stimulus package that includes “stimulus checks” to a majority of U.S. taxpayers. Those stimulus checks will be mailed to Americans within three weeks from the signing of the CARES Act. The stimulus package… Read More »

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Avoiding Social Security Scams During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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With studies showing that anxiety and depression in Americans increased considerably due to the coronavirus crisis, scammers and fraudsters are not wasting their time during the COVID-19 pandemic. With more than 26 million unemployment filings within just five weeks, Americans with lower income are more worried about the pandemic’s effect on the U.S. economy…. Read More »

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3 Things to Consider When Claiming Social Security During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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If you are in your 60s and the COVID-19 pandemic has affected your financial stability, you may be considering claiming Social Security retirement benefits. As over 30 million Americans filed unemployment claims in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, it is tough not to panic. Yes, filing for Social Security may be tempting during… Read More »

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Do Unemployment Benefits Affect SSI or SSDI Benefits, and Vice Versa?

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Most people who receive Social Security benefits do not want to risk losing the monthly payments that provide partial replacement income. That is why many Americans who receive benefits through Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are reluctant to apply for unemployment benefits when they lose their job out of… Read More »

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Will the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impact Your Social Security Benefits in Florida?

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The Social Security Administration closed all of its local offices to the public due to the coronavirus pandemic, but will the virus outbreak affect your Social Security benefits? The SSA’s decision is motivated by the agency’s intent to protect older people and those with underlying medical conditions, according to USA Today. These are the… Read More »

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Returning to Work While Receiving SSD Benefits: Should You Notify the SSA?

By Kobal Law |

If you are thinking about returning to work after short-term or long-term disability, there are quite a few things to consider before going back to your former employer or finding a new job. Some of you might be worried that returning to work will cause you to lose your Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI),… Read More »

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How to Determine If Your Child is Eligible for Disability Benefits in Florida?

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Raising a child with disabilities can be challenging for any parents, but even more so for low-income families. When raising a child with special needs or disabilities becomes a financial undertaking, struggling families wonder whether their child is eligible for Social Security Disability benefits in Florida. Before we go any further, it is critical… Read More »

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