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The Difference Between Social Security and SSI Benefits

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Many people have questions about the difference between Social Security and Supplemental Security Income-SSI benefits programs. SSA administers SSI, disability, retirement, and survivor benefits programs. The U.S. Department of Treasury then issues payments to beneficiaries each month. Taxes are used to fund these programs, but SSI is needs-based. Other

How to Apply for Supplemental Security Income

Social Security Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is a federal aid program available to Americans of all ages with serious physical or mental disabilities. Adults applying for SSI must demonstrate that a disability or disabilities prevent or severely impact the ability to earn enough money to live. Individuals who qualify