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Disability Backpay: What You Need to Know

Pursuing benefits from the Social Security Administration for disability can be an unfortunately long process, especially for those who are in dire need. Fortunately, in many cases, it is possible to get retroactive benefits based on your initial filing date. These benefits may not go all the way back to your date of filing but they can help you with …

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What Benefits Can You Get Under Social Security?

Most people, when they think about Social Security, think of it as a retirement benefit. This is certainly a major use for this fund, but it also exists to help people in a range of other situations and provides vital benefits to millions of people every year. You may not be aware of the benefits you can collect for disability, …

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How is My Monthly Disability Payment Calculated?

If you are disabled and are receiving supplemental social security income from the government, you may be wondering how exactly those monthly amounts are determined. Your disability payments are not at all arbitrary, so it’s important to understand how they are calculated on a monthly basis. Ultimately, your Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) payment is based on your mean lifetime …

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Know Your Rights: How to File for Social Security in Colorado

If you live in Colorado and have suffered an injury, illness, disability or loss that requires you to file for SSDI or SSI (different levels of Social Security), you need to be aware of the different laws in place that can both help and hinder your efforts. There are many mistakes to avoid, and it may behoove you to seek …