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Learn About Supplement Security Income And If You Qualify

By Eugene Pendleton

Supplemental Security Income is a program the federal government offers individuals which is seldom understood. It is even more infrequently properly navigated to get all of the help you are entitled to. It is important that you know everything that you can about this wonderful program as well as the best way to go about getting everything you have coming to you. This way you will be able to improve your quality of life and be able to do such normal things as putting food on the table for you and your family.

The first thing you need to know is what Supplemental Security Income is. This way you will be able to figure out if you are someone who will be able to qualify for the assistance that it provides. If you are someone who will qualify, it is necessary that you get the right help in being able to actually get the money you deserve from the government. You have gone through enough without having to worry about how you will pay your bills and get the money for the things you want to do in your life. It is time to get the help you deserve.

Learn About SSI

Supplemental Security Income is a program which was set up by the federal government which helps those who have an inability to make the money they need in order to pay bills and buy groceries. The program is funded by the money you pay every day with the taxes that are taken out of everything you buy as well as through the social security taxes that are taken out of your paycheck.

Who Qualifies for SSI


The Supplemental Security Income program was set up for those who have a disability which causes them not to be able to perform the work which is necessary to earn money. The people who most commonly qualify for these services are those who are:

-Under 18 and disabled

-Disabled with a condition expected to end in death

-Unable to work because of medical condition

-Partially or totally blind

-65 years old or older

These benefits are not limited to just these people. You can also qualify if you are caring for someone in this condition or if you have suffered from an accident which has left you unable to work.

How to Get the Help You Need

The process of filing and receiving income from the Supplemental Security Income program is extremely difficult. Filing all of the right paperwork at the correct times seems designed to keep you from getting the money you need. This is enough to make many people give up. It is important that you simply call an attorney that specializes in these kinds of cases. They will know exactly what paperwork to file and what needs to be recorded on the paperwork. This is your best chance to get everything you have coming to you the first time.

About the Author: Eugene Pendleton is a SSI attorney and is an expert on laws associated with supplental security income.


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