Tag Archives: SSI

May a student on SSI receive a scholarship and remain on SSI?

I recently received a question from a student attending a San Francisco bay area university asking whether a receipt of a scholarship would prevent him from collecting SSI.  The answer is “no,”  as long as the scholarship is used (or … Continue reading

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Hangin’ out at the Social Security field office

This past week was a long week.  It seemed long perhaps because I made two trips to two different Social Security field offices,  one in San Francisco and one in Walnut Creek.   This was two too many.   The offices … Continue reading

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California budget crisis may reduce state SSI supplement

I received a question relating to my last post about the California SSI monthly amounts for 2009. The question was whether the California supplement will be eliminated as of February 1, 2009. As you may know, California is in a … Continue reading

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