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Mistakes to Avoid when filling out the Disability Application

More than two million people apply for Social Security Disability benefits annually. Unfortunately, the bulk of these applications (approximately 70%) get turned down at the beginning of the process. Most denials are due to the disability applicant’s errors. If you want to improve your chances of receiving disability benefits, and your application approved, avoid the […]


Will Creditors Take My Social Security Disability Benefits Away?

In the United States, many people struggle with a debt problem. An estimated 1 in 3 adults with a credit history are so far behind on some of their debt payments that their account has been put “in collections,” according to recent research. If you find yourself in this situation, and you are retired, you […]


Most Common Causes of Disability Claims

According to the US Census Bureau, more than 330 million people live in the country. The Department of Health and Human Services reports that just over 60 million of them live with a disability. Disabilities are wide-ranging. Therefore, it is essential to have a disability to protect your mind and finances if you get hurt […]


Your Guide to Medical Records for Disability Hearings

According to the Social Security Administration (SSA), under both the title II and title XVI programs, medical evidence is the critical factor that determines disability. Each person filing a disability claim must provide medical proof of their disability and the extent of the disability. However, with the claimant’s consent, the SSA will obtain medical evidence […]