October 2023

Seeking SSDI: How to Prove You Can’t Work

To qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), you must show proof that your injury or disability is preventing you from performing your normal work duties. Understanding how to prove you can’t work can help you build a successful case and gain approval for the benefits you need.

Social Security Increase: How Does COLA Impact Your Benefits?

If you rely on Social Security SSI and SSDI, you can expect a 3.2% social security increase beginning in 2024. Although it is not as high as the 8.7% cost of living increase received for 2023, it will still boost your Social Security benefits by about $50 each month, depending on your full retirement age and current monthly Social Security earnings.