Five Reasons To Apply For SSDI

Like many Americans, you’ve become so ill or injured that you can no longer work. What do you do now? You’ve heard about Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). But you don’t know much about it, other than it’s like many federal government programs: it can be a big [...]

By |2018-12-11T15:19:50+00:00December 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Five Reasons To Apply For SSDI

Can You Work And Get SSDI Benefits? Find Out During Disability Employment Awareness Month

If you’ve had to stop working because of a health issue, the first thing you need to do is to find out if you qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. Then be sure to apply immediately. Your SSDI coverage, which you’ve paid for with FICA taxes, [...]

By |2018-10-09T17:36:59+00:00October 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Can You Work And Get SSDI Benefits? Find Out During Disability Employment Awareness Month

SSA Expands Fast-Tracking for Disability Benefits

Coping with a long-term disability can be challenging. It’s even more stressful for individuals waiting on a favorable decision about their Social Security disability claim. Now, imagine the reduced pressure that comes with getting faster results. On Monday, Aug. 20, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced the addition [...]

By |2018-09-04T20:09:27+00:00August 30th, 2018|Comments Off on SSA Expands Fast-Tracking for Disability Benefits

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+00:00May 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+00:00May 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+00:00May 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 1st, 2018|Comments Off on Once the Paycheck Stops, What Do People Do?
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