SSI in California

February 7, 2017

A common question for residents of the State of California receiving SSI benefits is: “Why didn’t I get a raise this year?” The reason for this is that the Governor of California suspended the Cost of Living Increase (COLA). How did this happen? If you receive SSI benefits in California you may be receiving payment [...]

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Working While Receiving SSI Benefits

January 24, 2017

Is it possible to work and receive SSI benefits? It is difficult to work and maintain your eligibility for Supplemental Security Income. Unlike Social Security Disability where you can work and earn up to $860 gross (before taxes are withheld) per month, SSI only allows you to earn $85 gross (before taxes) each month before [...]

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SSI Basics

July 26, 2016

Supplemental Security Income or SSI, is a program administered by the Social Security Administration. It is intended to provide income to those in need for food, clothing, and shelter. This benefit is paid to disabled individuals or the elderly (over the age of 65), that meet the income requirements for the program. The income requirements [...]

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