How to Work, Earn Money, and Keep Your Benefits Unchanged

Earn money and keep your benefits unchanged

If you are collecting Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), or living in subsidied housing, the law allows you to work part-time, earn some money, and keep your benefits unchanged.

Your Medicare continues for three years after you go off SSDI, to make the transition to full-time employment a little smoother. You can take a job that does not include health insurance right away.

And SSDI lets you earn $1,010 per month, and leave your benefit unchanged. That number changes a little every year according to the cost of living. It can be

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By Yvette McShan – Poverty is a state of mind, Part 1 of 2

Poverty is a state of mind. I’m not rich by society’s standards, but I’m wealthy in my spirit. I work hard to acquire things I like or want. I think we are as rich or poor as we think we are.

By no means do I want to disrespect anybody who struggles to keep a roof over the heads, provide for their children’s health and safety, or must choose between paying for food, rent, and medical bills. I am speaking from the “I.” For my own wellness and recovery, I see myself as wealthy, even though I’m not yet.

Even

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