Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a federal program administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA) that pays monthly benefits to you if you are disabled and unable to work.
How to Apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)
To file for Social Security disability insurance (SSDI), you can fill out an application online at Social Security’s website or you can call or go to your local Social Security office. If you call Social Security, an appointment will be set up for you to be interviewed.
Government Pension Offset on Benefits for the Spouse of a Disabled Worker
The wife or husband of a disabled worker can sometimes receive Social Security benefits based on his or her spouse's prior earnings.
Can I Continue on My Husband's Disability Benefits After His Death?
I am a non-working mom of two kids. My husband was on social security disability up until he died a few weeks ago. What will happen with his social security? Do they let us keep getting his SSD benefits...
What Are the Maximum Earnings I Can Make While on Disability?
If you are currently receiving SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance) benefits and would like to try to return to work you need to understand how to calculate your maximum earnings for disability benefits to continue, or at what point you can lose your benefits because you are earning too much money.