Courtesy ofMichael Beloff, CFP®, ChSNC®
In stark contrast to previous COVID-19 relief bills, the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, signed into law by President Biden on March 11, 2021, contains numerous provisions specifically aimed at supporting people with disabilities.
Recipients with disabilities who rely on government benefits may want to consider putting some or all of the $1,400 relief money into an ABLE account.
People with developmental disabilities living outside of nursing homes haven't been prioritized in most states' vaccine rollouts.
People with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) -- better known as Lou Gehrig's disease -- are now exempted from SSDI's five-month waiting period for benefits.