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Supplemental Security Income

How Can I Increase My SSI Payments?

How can I increase my SSI benefits before the age of 45? I would like to know this because I want to have my own savings account and with the small income that I have, I have an overpayment of $83. Also, I have lines of credit, groceries, and money that I can save for other accounts. Your help would be greatly appreciated.

Hi,

Posted: 
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 08:30

How Can We Maximize My Son's SSI Payments?

My disabled son is turning 18 soon and will qualify for SSI benefits. How can we maximize what he is entitled to and what is that monthly amount? Is there a resource online or in print to learn more about that? A disability consultant has offered to help but at a significant cost.
Thanks!

Hi,

SSI (Supplemental Security Income) is a needs based benefit totally separate from the Social Security program, although the Social Security Administration is responsible for administering both programs.

Posted: 
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:15
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