Monthly Archives: August 2016

What Can I Spend My Child’s SSI Payments On?

Minors can receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability benefits if they are blind or disabled.  A child who qualifies for benefits receives a monthly benefit amount, which is usually paid out to a representative payee.  The representative payee can be the parent or guardian of the child, and is responsible for ensuring that the benefits are […]

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Veterans Disability Dependent And Survivor Benefits

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides a wide range of benefits for eligible veterans who are determined to be disabled.  Sometimes veteran disability benefits are extended to the spouse, children, and in some cases parents of the veteran if the veteran has a total and permanent service connected disability as evidenced by a VA […]

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Receiving SSDI Benefits For Disability After Retirement

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits are generally available to people of a certain age who have retired, or to people with a qualifying disability that lasts for a period of longer than twelve months and restricts their ability to work.  In either case, the recipient of the benefits also needs to have worked in […]

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