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Social Security pays retroactive and back-pay payments to applicants for SSI and disability benefits, states Nolo. Back pay is calculated between the date of application for disability and the date of approval, while ret... More »

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Social Security benefits cannot be attached or garnished by a creditor to pay most types of debt, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. There are some exceptions. Social Security benefits or Disability b... More »

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Individuals qualify for Social Security retirement, disability and survivors benefits by accumulating enough work credits while employed or by being a family member of someone with enough work credits. Eligibility for Su... More »

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At age 62 or older, a spouse of an individual who is already receiving, or is eligible for, retirement or disability benefits may apply online for Social Security retirement and spouse’s benefits, states the Social Secur... More »

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To apply for Social Security retirement benefits, disability benefits or Medicare, applicants don't have to schedule an in-office appointment, as they can apply by phone or online. To apply for Social Security Supplement... More »

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Impairments that may qualify a person for disability benefits through the U.S. Social Security Administration include ailments that affect the respiratory, digestive and cardiovascular systems; hematological disorders su... More »

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To apply for Social Security disability benefits for sleep apnea, determine if you have cor pulmonale or cognitive impairment, which are disorders that automatically qualify applicants for disability benefits, states Nol... More »

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