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Social Security Q&A: Supplemental Security Income

Q: My mother receives Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. She may have to enter a nursing home later this year. How does this affect her SSI benefits?

A: Moving to a nursing home can affect your mother'sSSI benefits but it depends on the...

Social Security Q&A: Disability

Q: I applied for disability benefits, but was denied. I'd like to appeal. Can I do it online?

A: Yes -- in fact, the best way to file a Social Security appeal is online. Our online appeal process is convenient and secure. Just go to www....

Social Security Q&A: Retirement benefits

Q: How long does it take to complete the online application for retirement benefits?

A: It can take as little as 15 minutes to complete the online application. In most cases, once your application is submitted electronically, you're done. There ...

Social Security Q&A: Supplemental Security Income

Q: My daughter is nineteen years old. In her senior year of high school, she had an accident that paralyzed her. It doesn't look like she will be able to work in the near future, and since she has never worked she hasn't paid Social Security taxes...

Social Security Q&A: Disability

Q: I receive Social Security disability benefits. I now have a second serious disability. Can my monthly benefit amount be increased?

A: No. Your Social Security disability benefit amount is based on the amount of your lifetime earnings before ...