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Category: Disability

Get to Know the FERS Disability Program

March 31, 2022 Disability

Individuals who suffer injuries or illnesses that prevent them from working may have several options available to them, including Social Security disability, short term disability, long term disability, and workers’ compensation. Employees of the federal government, however, have an additional option available to them through the Federal Employees Retirement System […]

7 Tips for Living Comfortably on SSD and SSI

March 22, 2022 Disability

Social Security disability (SSD) and supplemental security income (SSI) are federal benefit programs that provide financial resources to individuals who qualify. While SSD benefits are available to individuals with disabilities who have paid into the program through their employment, SSI is a “needs-based” program. This means that individuals can only […]