Social Security: $1,657 checks going out TOMORROW

This week millions of Americans will see a Social Security check if their birthday lands between the 11th and 20th.

social security card with cash representing social security payments

This year’s COLA adjustment of 5.9% boosted Social Security benefit checks across all programs.

The new average for singles collecting Social Security benefits is $1,657 per month.

Couples are seeing a new average monthly payments of $2,753.


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When do people get their Social Security checks?

Benefits are sent on the second, third, and fourth Wednesday of each month.

Anyone who has a birthday between the 1st and 10th of any month will see their checks on the second Wednesday.


What factors decide your benefit dollar amount?

Those with birthdays between the 11th and 20th can expect checks on the third Wednesday of each month.

Finally, birthdays landing between the 21st and end of the month will see their checks on the fourth Wednesday of every month.

After tomorrow, the final payment for those with birthdays at the end of the month will be Wednesday, April 27, 2022.