Millions of Americans will see their Social Security payment worth an average of $1,657 in just a couple of days.
Anyone collecting these benefits has seen the 5.9% COLA increase in their check.
This began Jan. 1, after being announced in Oct. amid high rates of rapid inflation.
The average increase from 2021 to 2022 was around $92.
Anyone born between the 20th and 31st of any month can expect their checks on Wednesday, Feb. 23.
The next check will be March 9 for anyone born between the first and tenth.
If you’re birthday is between the 11th and 20th, your next check will be March 16.
Other information about 2022 Social Security
Couples saw their average payment amounts rise from $2,599 to $2,753.
Disabled Americans collecting benefits saw an increase from $1,252 to $1,358.
Everyone receiving benefits should have received a letter in December detailing the changes they would see.
If your payment is late, wait three additional days before contacting the Social Security Administration.
You can contact them online or by phone.
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