Social Security Q&A: Is There a Time Limit on Receiving Disability Benefits?

Question: Is there a time limit on how long I can receive Social Security disability benefits? Answer: Your disability benefits will continue as long as your medical condition has not improved and you cannot work. Social Security will periodically review your case to determine whether you continue to be eligible. If you are still receiving disability benefits when you reach your full retirement age, your disability benefits will...

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Social Security Q&A: Does Marriage Affect SSI Benefits?

Question: I am receiving Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits. I just got married, and I am wondering if my benefits, and my new spouse’s benefits, will stay the same. Answer: If you marry, your spouse’s income and resources may change your SSI benefit. It is your responsibility to report your status change to Social Security as soon as possible. If you and your spouse both get SSI, your benefit amount will change...

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