Written by Jinky C. Mesias

Two things in this world are sure and these are living and dying. The living part benefits of Social Security comprises of disability benefits, retirement benefits and Medicare Health Benefits. The death benefits of Social Security is embodied in its survivor insurance package whereinrepparttar family ofrepparttar 137679 deceased Social Security member is givenrepparttar 137680 deceased retirement benefits in order to help them continue with their lives. Aside from that, in most casesrepparttar 137681 survivors insurance is probably more thanrepparttar 137682 value ofrepparttar 137683 deceased life insurance. By now, you are probably thinking just how you may be able to earn social security survivors benefits. The first thing to do is of course to become a member of social security and then you have to work in order for you to earn enough Social Security credits. A social security member can earn up to four credits each year. These credits will berepparttar 137684 basis forrepparttar 137685 survivor benefits that would be given torepparttar 137686 family ofrepparttar 137687 deceased social security member. In addition,repparttar 137688 survivor benefits to be given torepparttar 137689 family ofrepparttar 137690 deceased social security member will also depend onrepparttar 137691 age ofrepparttar 137692 member atrepparttar 137693 time he or she died. For social security members who died at a young age, fewer credits are allotted forrepparttar 137694 family and would therefore render them a much lower survivor benefits. The survivor benefits will also depend onrepparttar 137695 working years ofrepparttar 137696 social security member. In addition, each member ofrepparttar 137697 social security is allowed to have not more than forty credits which is also equivalent to ten working years.


Written by Jinky C. Mesias

The supplemental security disability income programs arerepparttar largest ofrepparttar 137678 federal programs that aid people during their disabilities. Moreover, only those individuals who have disability and meetrepparttar 137679 medical criteria may qualify for benefits under this program. Most ofrepparttar 137680 people who qualify under this category are aged, blind as well as disabled people who have little or no income. The purpose ofrepparttar 137681 supplemental disability programs is to provide cash to disabled individuals in order for them to meet their basic needs for food, clothing and shelter.

For people to qualify forrepparttar 137682 supplemental disability income programs, first they must have worked in jobs covered by social security. The second qualification is that their medical condition must meetrepparttar 137683 social security’s definition of disability. Furthermore, benefits usually continue untilrepparttar 137684 disabled social security member is able to work again on a regular basis. There are also a number of special rules called work incentives, which provide continued benefits as well as health care coverage to helprepparttar 137685 disabled member in going back to work. However, for individuals who have been diagnosed to experience permanent disability,repparttar 137686 disability benefits will automatically be converted to retirement benefits atrepparttar 137687 same amount.

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