SSI Overpayments

February 26, 2019

If you are like many SSI recipients, you dread seeing a letter from Social Security. The letter arrives in an official looking envelope…you open and sure enough there is another overpayment. Overpayments on your SSI record arise for a variety of reasons; however, they all have one factor in common: other income. If you receive [...]

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SSI Basics

October 2, 2018

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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SSI in California

August 7, 2018

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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