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2019 Cost of Living Adjustments (COLA) for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Benefits

      2019 COLA for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Benefits   Beginning in 1975, Social Security started automatic annual cost-of-living allowances to counter the effect of inflation on beneficiaries.  The adjustment is based on the percentage

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Who is the Vocational Expert and Why Are They at My Hearing?

    Who is the Vocational Expert and why are they at my hearing? The role played by the vocational expert (“VE”) at your social security disability hearing is often uncertain and confusing.  Almost all social security disability hearings will

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Working for Cash – Bad for Your Social Security Disability Future

Many people have more than one job these days. Working for cash, or “under the table,” is often utilized as a way to make ends meet. However, this type of work can affect the amount of money that you are

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