Miscellaneous

If I Sell My Home And Buy A New One Would It Affect My Disability?

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i am having to sell my property which is where the house i live in exsists. my house it full of mold mildew & termites. i am looking to buy another house with no more than the lot its on. i am selling for only the amount the new house costs. will this affect my disability? i an 74 yrs old and cant live without it. can you please help with this question?

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Will My Benefits Increase If I Work Past Age 70?

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My wife worked until 65 and then retired and took her SS. I do not have a continuous work history due to loss of kidneys and a blood disease. My last year of income was 2013 and it was for approx 65k. In 2016 I was 66..as was my wife...I applied for benefits under her. I now would like to withdraw from that and file before my 70th birthday 04-20 for my own SS. I will also be well enough using PD Dialysis at a job office to work where they have offered me about $2,700 per week. Not sure how long the project will go but I estimate at least a year.

Is There A Minimum Amount Of Benefits?

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Is there a minimum amount of SSA Retirement Benefits? Is this amount more or less than the SSI payment of $783. for and individual and $1,175.00 for a couple for 2020? Is there a minimum benefit for a disabled worker? How much might that be?

Hi,

No, there is no statutory minimum payment amount for either Social Security disability or retirement benefits. Social Security payment amounts are frequently less than the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) amounts you listed, but the amounts you quoted are the maximum possible SSI rates.

Why Is It Taking So Long To Receive My Benefits?

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I just won the appeal of my disability case in September 2019 and it's now January and I still haven't received any of my benefits. I've called and had request put in. Why could this be taking so long? Thanks

Hi,

I have no way of knowing, but if you were approved at the hearings level of appeal it's possible that Social Security could request an appeals council review of your case. That rarely happens, though, and would normally only be done if there was a clear legal error involved.