Because you are disabled.

File for disability benefits.

Appeal your case.

How you presented your initial application was the best you could do at that time given what you knew and were told.

But, if you were not successful, appeal (1) because you are disabled and (2) because you can improve on your presentation.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

COLA for 2018

Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) for 2018

Based on the increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI-W) from the third
quarter of 2016 through the third quarter of 2017, Social Security and
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries will receive a
2.0 percent COLA for 2018.

Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA)

Non-Blind:   $1,180/mo.
Blind:   $1,970/mo.

Trial Work Period (TWP):  $ 850/mo.

SSI Federal Payment Standard Individual
$ 750/mo.
SSI Federal Payment Standard Couple

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