Five Fast Facts on SSDI: Your Decision Matters

In May, Allsup is posting a blog series on Disability Insurance Awareness Month, a time when disability and insurance organizations join forces to raise awareness about the importance of protecting your income after a work-disrupting health issue. This series will take you through Five Fast Facts on SSDI [...]

By | 2018-05-29T15:42:27+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Five Fast Facts on SSDI: Your Decision Matters

Five Fast Facts on SSDI: Are You Prepared To Wait?

In May, Allsup is posting a blog series on Disability Insurance Awareness Month, a time when disability and insurance organizations join forces to raise awareness about the importance of protecting your income after a work-disrupting health issue. This series will take you through Five Fast Facts on SSDI [...]

By | 2018-05-23T20:44:06+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on Five Fast Facts on SSDI: Are You Prepared To Wait?

Five Fast Facts on SSDI: Do You Have A Plan?

In May, Allsup is posting a blog series on Disability Insurance Awareness Month, a time when disability and insurance organizations join forces to raise awareness about the importance of protecting your income after a work-disrupting health issue. This series will take you through Five Fast Facts on SSDI [...]

By | 2018-05-22T20:06:41+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Five Fast Facts on SSDI: Do You Have A Plan?

Why Does It Take So Long to Get Disability Benefits?

Why Does It Take So Long to Get Disability Benefits? Lack of leadership at Social Security likely contributing to disability backlog The Social Security Administration (SSA) has not had a Senate-appointed commissioner in five years. A recent House Ways & Means hearing focused on the lack of a [...]

By | 2018-03-21T18:50:25+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Comments Off on Why Does It Take So Long to Get Disability Benefits?

What You Need to Know if You Are Diagnosed With Colorectal Cancer Under Age 50

Colorectal cancer rates are on the rise for people under age 50, according to the Colorectal Cancer Alliance (CCA). However, the average age of a cancer diagnosis is still 68-72 years old, making it something someone under age 50 rarely anticipates. Support and resources for younger patients are [...]

By | 2018-03-26T19:20:06+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Comments Off on What You Need to Know if You Are Diagnosed With Colorectal Cancer Under Age 50

What You Need to Know if You Are Diagnosed With Colorectal Cancer Under Age 50

Colorectal cancer rates are on the rise for people under age 50, according to the Colorectal Cancer Alliance (CCA). However, the average age of a cancer diagnosis is still 68-72 years old, making it something someone under age 50 rarely anticipates. Support and resources for younger patients [...]

By | 2018-03-21T18:49:51+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on What You Need to Know if You Are Diagnosed With Colorectal Cancer Under Age 50

Once the Paycheck Stops, What Do People Do?

Once the Paycheck Stops, What Do People Do? National disability benefits representative helps thousands apply for SSDI successfully, explore returning to work with a disability, and reclaim their lives Albany Times Union reporter Madison Iszler recently profiled New York residents who were denied Social Security Disability [...]

By | 2018-03-21T18:48:57+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Comments Off on Once the Paycheck Stops, What Do People Do?

Program Promotes New Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus

Program Promotes New Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus More treatment options are needed for individuals living with lupus and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) because existing therapies don’t always work, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). A new program will help experts around the world develop [...]

By | 2018-04-09T19:53:34+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Comments Off on Program Promotes New Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus

Former Teacher Among Thousands of North Carolina Residents Waiting for SSDI Benefits

Former Teacher Among Thousands of North Carolina Residents Waiting for SSDI Benefits North Carolina has one of the nation’s highest rates of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) denials for initial applicants, according to Raleigh’s News and Observer. This forces more people to appeal, where they will wait [...]

By | 2018-03-21T18:42:04+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Former Teacher Among Thousands of North Carolina Residents Waiting for SSDI Benefits

Is SSDI just welfare for people too lazy to work?

Is SSDI just welfare for people too lazy to work? The answer to that question is, “Absolutely not.” An article on Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) by Dylan Matthews on Vox.com, shatters myths and misconceptions about the program most American workers pay for out of every paycheck. [...]

By | 2018-03-21T18:40:04+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Is SSDI just welfare for people too lazy to work?
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