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Social Security Q&A: Disability

Q: How does Social Security decide whether I am disabled?

A: For an adult, disability under Social Security law is based on your inability to work because of a disabling condition. To be considered disabled, Social Security must determine that ...

Social Security Q&A: Retirement

Q: My cousin and I are both retired and get Social Security. We worked for the same employer for years, but he gets a higher Social Security benefit. Why is that?

A: Your payments are based on your earnings over your lifetime. Unless you are both...