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Disability Benefits

If You Get Social Security Disability Income Can You Get Into Trouble For Investing In Stocks?

If you get social security disability income will I get into trouble if I invest in stocks

Hi. No. Investing in stocks and any profits received from those investments have no adverse impact on Social Security disability (SSDI) benefits. However, if a person receives Supplemental Security Income (SSI), then any type of investment could potentially affect their SSI payments. SSI is a needs based benefit administered by Social Security, so any change in a person's income or assets can affect SSI eligibility.

Best, Jerry

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 - 09:55

What Happens Now That My Earnings Have Dropped?

I completed my 9 month trail period. I entered my
Epe, I did sga for one month.I went into a 3 month grace period, and benefits were suspended, now I am under sga. What happens next.

Hi. If you're still within 36 months of the end of your trial work period (TWP) then it sounds like you should be able to get your benefits reinstated. You'll need to contact Social Security, and they'll probably require you to submit proof of your monthly earnings.

Best, Jerry

Friday, February 11, 2022 - 13:22

What Will Happen If I Earn Above The SGA Level For One Month?

I have been on SSDI for about 10 years and always worked under SGA. Now I got a new job and with the training I will probably go over the SGA for one month. When I call I get all different answers, which drives me nuts, they dont care. But they say I will just have to pay back that one month's payment and I can request a payment arrangement, my disability of $1800 a month wont stop I am sorry worried about this and reading their stuff on line makes me so confused. Can you give me any information, a call would be great. If I am not home I will call you back.

Saturday, January 29, 2022 - 15:50
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