Can I Get SSDI and SSI at the Same Time?
It is possible to qualify for both Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income, but getting them at the same time could affect your benefit amounts. A specialist can help you assess your options.
How Do Social Security Survivor Benefits Work?
Survivor benefits are monthly payments to family members of deceased workers — typically their spouse, former spouse or children. The amount is based on what the deceased was entitled to get from Social Security at the time of death.
I Am Receiving Social Security Disability. Can My Mate Get Benefits?
If you’re collecting Social Security Disability Insurance, or SSDI, your mate may be eligible for benefits depending, on his or her age and other factors.
When Are Social Security Benefits Paid Each Month?
In most cases, the Social Security payment schedule depends on the beneficiary's birthday, but there are some exceptions. To learn more, go to aarp.org/SocialSecurity.
Can I Collect Both My Deceased Spouse's Social Security and My Own at the Same Time?
No. Even if you are eligible to receive both benefits, Social Security will pay out only the higher of the two.
Can I Collect Social Security if I Live Outside the U.S.?
Yes. U.S citizens who qualify to collect Social Security benefits can receive their payments while living in almost all other countries.
4 Social Security Mistakes That Leave Money on the Table
AARP Financial Ambassador Jean Chatzky discusses when to file, claiming survivor benefits and doing research can impact Social Security payments.
Can I Work While Getting Social Security Disability Insurance?
You are permitted to work and collect SSDI, but there are strict limits on how much you can earn.
Can I Collect Unemployment Benefits and Social Security at the Same Time?
Collecting unemployment benefits does not affect what you receive from Social Security.
How Long Do I Have to Work to Get Social Security?
Most people are able to earn the required credits to qualify for Social Security retirement benefits after about a decade in the workforce.
How to Spot a Social Security Payment Scam
Scammers love to impersonate the Social Security Administration to try and steal your money or personal information. Here are tips to help you spot a Social Security payment scam before you lose your personal information and your money.
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