Posts Tagged eligible for benefits

Why aren’t more people taking advantage of Ticket to Work?

On behalf of Jeffrey Rabin of Jeffrey A. Rabin & Associates, Ltd. posted in SSD on Friday, August 2, 2013.

Have you heard of the Ticket to Work program? If you’re new to our blog or are not familiar with the Social Security Disability system, chances are you may not have heard of it. Offered by the Social Security Administration, this program offers individuals with a disability the chance to reenter the workforce while still qualifying to receive benefits as well.

From many Illinois residents’ standpoints, this is an incredibly helpful program that can help them not only receive help for their disability but create further financial stability by […]

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What effect does marriage have on SSD benefits?

On behalf of Jeffrey Rabin of Jeffrey A. Rabin & Associates, Ltd. posted in SSD on Friday, January 18, 2013.

With talks about the Social Security gap widening, and questions rising about whether there will be enough money in the system in twenty years, many beneficiaries are now wondering whether a change in marital status could negatively affect their ability to receive benefits.

The answer to this question is a little tricky because it depends on your situation. Are you receiving benefits as a disabled worker or are you disabled because of a medical condition? How long have you been disabled? Is it a temporary thing or is it permanent? All […]

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Non-citizens eligible for SSI benefits

On behalf of Jeffrey Rabin of Jeffrey A. Rabin & Associates, Ltd. posted in SSI on Friday, January 4, 2013.

Despite the fact that the2012 presidential election is long behind us, many people in the United States-including some here in Illinois-are still feeling the effects of the contentions between political parties and their views on immigrant rights in America.

But political allegiances aside, the Social Security Administration wants to stress that many immigrants-including some non-citizens as well-have the right to apply for benefits in the event that they become disabled or can no longer work.

Like with a majority of SSA application processes, aliens applying for Supplemental Security Income must […]

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