Disability Insurance (DI) Facts

December 7, 2016 • By

Social Security disability payments are modest, but they keep some families financially afloat.

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  1. Gonzalo Terzo

    Perhaps you could write subsequent articles regarding this article.I desire to learn more issues approximately it!


  2. wes

    How much can I earn while on SSDI? The payments don’t cover life’s costs.

    • Ann Clifton, Public Affairs Specialist

      Hi, Wes. If you are receiving Social Security disability benefits, special rules allow you to work temporarily without losing your monthly Social Security disability benefits. After your nine-month trial work period, we still provide a safety net that allows you to work another three years risk free. During those three years, you can work and still receive benefits for any month in which your earnings do not exceed a certain limit. For 2019, those limits are: $2,040 for blind individuals; or $1,220 a month if you are not blind. For more information on working while receiving Social Security disability benefits, visit our Frequently Asked Questions. We hope this helps.

  3. Dawn hope

    I’m looking to get help for getting benefits disability or care giver please help

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