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SSDI: Before You File Your Claim

Prepare For A Period Without Income

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If you qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), you will have a six month waiting period from the time you become disabled until you receive an SSDI payment.

If you qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI), you may receive money right away, but it preferable not to count on that in case it doesn't happen.

Think about how you will pay your bills until you receive your award.

For information, see: How To Deal With A Financial Crunch Or Crisis

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