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  • How long do I have to work to be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (
    How long do I have to work to be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance ("SSDI") benefits?

    Social Security work credits are based on total yearly wages. You can only earn up to four credits each year. The amount needed for a credit changes from year to year. In 2015 you earn one credit for ...

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  • What is the Difference Between Social Security Disability (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI)?
    What is the Difference Between Social Security Disability (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI)?

    The Social Security Administration oversees and manages both Social Security Disability (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs. The two programs provide distinctly different benefits. ...

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  • Does the Severity of the Disability Affect the Amount of Social Security Disability Benefits Received?
    Does the Severity of the Disability Affect the Amount of Social Security Disability Benefits Received?

    The Social Security Administration DOES NOT determine the financial benefit of a Social Security disability claim based on the severity of a medical condition. This is true in spite of the fact that ...

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