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How do you survive financially on disability benefits? It’s a fixed income. If you’re disabled and can no longer work, can you receive enough money to support yourself — just like you did when you were working? This is a legitimate worry for some who are considering applying for disability benefits with the help of an...

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Are you getting married? Congratulations! Marriage often means a combining of certain assets as well as income. But what if you’re disabled and living on a fixed income when you meet your partner? If you are disabled and receiving monthly disability benefits, you may be wondering how getting married could affect the size of your...

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You’re suffering from a chronic illness, injury or other medical condition — diabetes or a musculoskeletal problem, for example — and it’s affected your ability to work. You’re worried about your ability to make a living and what your future is now going to look like. You’ve never considered yourself disabled, right? The truth is,...

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Sometimes, people in love grow apart. No matter the reason, sometimes ending a marriage is the best option for both. The separation of property and assets is often confusing in a divorce process. Here’s another wrench: What happens to disability benefits if one person has been receiving them throughout the relationship? Is the former spouse...

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If you are unable to work full-time because of a medical condition, you may qualify for disability benefits from the Social Security Administration. While those monthly benefits can help with basic living expenses and the costs associated with medical care….what if you want to work just a bit to save money for something special, or...

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Is it time to retire? Maybe. What if you’re disabled, too? Can you still qualify for Social Security disability? In this blog post, we take a closer look at getting disability benefits while also drawing a pension after many years in the workforce.  But first things first: if you have a pension and you are...

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