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Can I Receive Disability and Retirement at the Same Time?

Submitted by Ram on

The amount of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits you are entitled to if you are found to be completely disabled by the Social Security Administration (SSA) is based on the full amount of retirement benefits you are eligible for. You can not receive both disability benefits and retirement benefits at the same time. If you qualify for disability benefits, your benefits will automatically be changed to retirement benefits when you are old enough for full retirement.

Can I Apply for Unemployment and Disability Benefits?

Submitted by John on

If you are eligible for Social Security Disability benefits, they are normally granted under the assumption that you are not able to engage in substantial gainful activity. However, in order to apply for unemployment, you must be actively looking for work; meaning that you believe you are able to work. On the surface, this may appear to be a contradiction. However, there are some people who may be able to apply for both Unemployment and Social Security Disability benefits at the same time.

What is a Social Security Disability Advocate?

Submitted by John on

There are thousands of Social Security Disability advocates across the United States. What exactly is a Social Security Disability advocate? What do these individuals do? What is the difference between a Social Security Disability advocate and a Social Security Disability attorney?

Most importantly, should you use the services of a Social Security Disability advocate to help you with your Social Security Disability claim? Before you consider hiring a Social Security Disability advocate, read the information below to ensure you are making the correct decision.