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Most recent article:
Social Security and Supplemental Security Income 101
by Kate Lang
Social security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits are essential components of the economic security of virtually all Americans. Social security is an insurance program in which benefits are based on an individual’s work history, whereas SSI is a means-tested program, providing benefits to people who are at least age 65, blind, or disabled and who have limited income and assets. The social security and SSI programs have complex, and different, rules. (Read more ➢)