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Facts and figures about changes to Social Security disability

Social Security disability benefits are distributed to thousands in the Mobile area, with many qualified potential recipients waiting in the wings. Social Security disability benefits are available to qualified tax-paying US workers who have accumulated a sufficient number of work credits. The disability benefits are meant to supplement hard-working tax paying Americans who have been rendered unable to work due to physical or mental disabilities. As the body ages, it can betray a person both physically and mentally.

Not only that, but a person can be victim to car accident injury, work injury or some other incident that irreparably affects a person's health. When a person's health is damaged to a certain point, it can often inhibit their ability to hold or obtain a job. Since a person's health is often key to being able to land or keep a job it can really stand in the way of otherwise hard-working Mobile residents. Without the ability to work comes an inability to earn a living wage.

When people ask about the amounts that Social Security disability can supplement a person's financial situation there are averages one can base their potential SSD benefits amount on. Most SSDI recipients receive between $700 and $1,700 per month, and the average for 2017 is $1,171. If a person receives disability payments from other sources the SSDI amounts may be reduced. Alabama is one of the states with the highest utilization per capita of residents receiving SSDI, SSI or both.

Whatever your disability, a Social Security disability supplement could help to offset the strain that disability has on your life. Beyond the financial, it can be hard to just get through the day with a disability. Finances are one area of a person's life that can really suffer when they are struggling with a disability. SSDI can help with that.

Source: ocregister.com, "How services and funding for Social Security disability Insurance are changing," Kurte Snibbe, Nov. 27, 2017

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