What are some common SSI benefit questions?


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Common Supplemental Security Income questions involve who is eligible for the program and how to apply for it, as of 2015. Other queries concern how to obtain a benefit verification letter and whether marriage affects SSI benefits. The Social Security Administration website offers answers to the questions.

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For instance, SSI benefits are for individuals who are age 65 or older, blind or disabled with limited income and resources. SSI also goes to certain children with disabilities. People sign up for SSI at their local Social Security offices.

Individuals who need proof of their SSI statuses apply for verification letters through their online Social Security accounts. Depending upon a new spouse's income and resources, a person's SSI benefits are subject to change upon marriage.

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