I was recently asked which pays more in benefits? Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI)?
If you are wondering about the difference between SSDI and SSI, read this post.
As for which pays more, the answer is… Continue reading Which pays more? Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income?
We previously discussed Social Security’s Disability Insurance Benefit (DIB) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs.
The big difference between Social Security Disability vs SSI is how income affects eligibility.
Under the “Disability Insurance” Program, Social Security considers whether you are working and earning money (engaging in a Substantial Gainful Activity – SGA). If you earn too much money as income, you may be denied Social Security DIB benefits. Of course, there are some exceptions. Continue reading Difference between Social Security Disability and SSI
If you are disabled, how far back will Social Security pay benefits? Back to when the disability began?
It depends on whether you are applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI or DIB), or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Continue reading How far back does Social Security pay disability benefits?
Social Security has two different benefit programs for individuals who are disabled.
- Disability Insurance Benefits (DIB, also known as SSDI, or Title 2 benefits); and
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI or Title 16 benefits).
Because of its name, it is a common misconception that must apply for “Disability Insurance” if you are disabled. Actually, both programs provide disability benefits.
So, what’s the difference between Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI)? Read on!
Continue reading Social Security Disability vs Supplemental Security Income