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What Are Some Examples of Permanent Disability?

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Struggling with an injury or medical condition that permanently disables you can impact your life in many ways. For instance, if you have a permanent disability, you may be unable to work. If you can’t work, you can’t earn an income and support yourself.

Do you find yourself in this situation? If so, you may be eligible to receive disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). This is an option if your condition qualifies as a permanent disability according to the SSA’s standards.

Conditions that may meet “permanent disability” criteria include:

January is Mental Wellness Awareness Month

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January is Mental Wellness Awareness Month. Activities during Mental Wellness Awareness months are focused on strengthening the ability of people to cope with mental stresses and to therefore help to reduce the onset of mental illness. Unfortunately, mental illness can be so debilitating that it can prevent someone from being able to continue working. If this is happening to you, you may be able to apply for social security disability benefits which can help to ease the financial stress of mental illness.

Social Security Payment Schedule: Exactly When to Expect Your Checks in January 2024

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Seniors who are retired, people who are sick and can’t work, and children who have serious illnesses rely on Social Security benefit payments to help pay for their living and medical costs. Without Social Security payments the parents of sick children, people who are disabled and can’t work, and seniors who have retired would struggle to pay for housing, food, utilities, and other necessities.

Social Security Benefit Payment Schedule for 2024

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If you receive Social Security benefits and rely on those benefit payments for things like your housing, utilities, and other necessities it’s important to understand what changes are coming to Social Security in 2024 and when you will get Social Security benefit payments in 2024. To help make it easier to understand the 2024 Social Security COLA and other changes, and to let you know when you can expect to receive your benefit payment, we’ve put together this guide. Here’s everything you need to know about the Social Security benefit payment schedule for 2024.

Why Your Maximum Social Security Benefits Will Increase for 2024 Starting on January 1

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Brief Overview of Social Security Benefits

At least 71 million Americans will be the recipients of a 3.2% rise in their Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) payments in early 2024. This is expected to take effect in early January 2024.