Tag: Social Security Administration

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Social Security: How to fix payment errors

70 million Americans collect Social Security benefits, which means there will be the occasional mistake. There are options available for those who feel they were shorted on their check. Underpayment in Social Security The Social Security Administration defines an underpayment in three ... MORE
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Social Security: What to do if yours is lost

It happens to the best of us, we lose our Social Security card. What do we do when that happens? The Social Security Administration has implemented an online system for requesting a lost card. Six states have not adopted the service for ... MORE
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Social Security limits and payment amounts for 2022

People that receive Social Security payments do so because they paid into the system while they worked. This determines how much you’ll earn before reaching the limit when you do retire. In 2022 there has been an increase in COLA by 5.9% ... MORE
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Social Security number for newborns

Social Security is a huge part of every American’s life in one way or another, and it starts when a newborn gets their new Social Security number. Welcoming a child into the world is one of the most exciting things for a ... MORE
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COLA: Social Security recipients need more money

Seniors who collect Social Security want an extra $200 with their monthly benefits as they fear the 5.9% COLA increase isn’t enough. The 5.9% increase is the largest increase in almost 40 years. The Social Security Administration announced the COLA increase in ... MORE
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SSI payment dates each month in 2022

SSI recipients want to know when their SSI payment dates are in 2022, especially with the COLA increase. SSI in a program run under the Social Security Administration, and help people over age 65, those who are blind and disabled, and people ... MORE
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Social Security recipients: 5 changes starting now

Yesterday was the first day of 2022, and already there are major changes happening for Social Security recipients. Over 70 million Americans collect Social Security benefits every month for retirement or disability. For people ages 65 and older, 9 out of every ... MORE
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Important dates in 2022 for Social Security payment schedule

The schedule of payments for Social Security benefits in 2022 has been released by the Social Security Administration. Payments in 2022 will be 5.9% larger than payments in 2021 thanks to the increase is COLA to offset inflation. This is the highest ... MORE
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The highest amount in Social Security income you can earn for 2022 is over $50,000, but how do you get it?

The most money a person could earn off Social Security income for 2022 is a whopping $50,328. The possibility of most Americans collecting that much in Social Security benefits is unlikely, but there are some things you can do to get the ... MORE
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People with SSI benefits will see two checks this December worth up to $1,635

Millions of Americans are on Supplemental Security Income, or SSI benefits. These people will see two checks for their SSI benefits this month. The Social Security Administration expects around 8 million people to collect SSI benefits in the year 2022. Related: How ... MORE
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Everything you need to know about penalties for retiring and collecting Social Security benefits early

When a person chooses to retire earlier than their full retirement age, they’re hit with a penalty. The amount you’ve accumulated during your working career is expected to last longer than it will if you choose to retire early. Many people would ... MORE
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Social Security benefits may see a bigger boost in 2022

Inflation has not slowed, and it doesn’t appear to be stopping anytime soon. As inflation continues, Social Security recipients could see an even bigger increase next year. With the current increase set to go into effect in 2022, the average person will ... MORE
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How to protect yourself when you lose SSI benefits

Millions of Americans collect Social Security Income as a way to make ends meet due to a medical disability, being blind, or having little income to survive. Some people end up going off of SSI, because despite being disabled or qualifying in ... MORE
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What do I need to apply for Social Security and how long does it take to receive benefits?

Millions of seniors and disabled Americans receive Social Security payments every year. The three types of Social Security are retirement, survivor, and disability benefits. Applying may feel overwhelming to some, but if you’re prepared it can go smoothly. Related: Social Security and ... MORE
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When is my local Social Security office open and how do I get services?

Local offices for Social Security closed to the public in March of 2020 at the start of the pandemic. There are ways to get in contact with the Social Security Administration. The SSA manages programs like Social Security, Special Veterans Benefits, and ... MORE