What exactly is SSDI?

It is easy to confuse Supplemental Security Income aka SSI with Social Security Disability Insurance, aka SSDI. SSI is for people with disabilities that have minimal means; SSDI is an insurance program that is available to qualified workers with disabilities regardless of their resources. SSDI pays cash benefits to those who are unable to work […]

Maximizing Your Social Security Survivor's Benefits

When it comes to survivor benefits, timing is everything. While you can claim survivor’s benefits as early as age 60, if you claim benefits before your full retirement age, your benefits will be permanently reduced. If you claim benefits at your full retirement age, you will receive 100 percent of your spouse’s benefit or, if […]

Social Security Administration Online Services

1957. It is the earliest year that you would have to be born in order to be eligible to receive Social Security benefits in 2019. As baby boomers are approaching the age at which they retire, a new sector of the aging population that is much more tech-orientated doesn’t want to spend hours on the […]