Comparing disability payments to your paycheck
If you’re planning to apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, you may be wondering how much your benefit would be and how it might compare to that paycheck you were once receiving. While being approved for SSDI means you’ll need to pass some pretty strict eligibility criteria, your benefit still won’t be as much as your paycheck was. But it could be enough to sustain you financially while you’re disabled. This Washington Post article by Leslie Shapiro explains how SSDI benefits are computed and includes an easy to use calculator to estimate what your SSDI benefit amount may be. Click here to read more.