• What Are the 5 Steps of Disability Determination?

    What Are the 5 Steps of Disability Determination?

    Living with a disability affects nearly every aspect of your life. For many, it’s impossible to maintain steady employment and earn a living wage. This can mean disabled individuals aren’t able to cover necessary healthcare and living expenses. Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits help provide critical support to disabled individuals struggling to maintain employment. Both…


  • What are SSDI Back Pay and SSDI Retroactive Pay?

    What are SSDI Back Pay and SSDI Retroactive Pay?

    If you’re suffering from a disability that leaves you unable to work, you may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). SSDI is a federal program that offers financial support to disabled workers who can no longer perform Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA). When considering applying for SSDI, it’s important to know that the sooner you file an…


  • The Key Differences Between SSI and SSDI in California

    Which One Is Right For You? In the Golden State, a multitude of benefits are available to residents, reflecting California’s commitment to support its community members in times of need. Two primary programs focused on individuals with disabilities are the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Both are federal disability programs…