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Everything you need to know about the COLA increase in Social Security coming in just over a month

If you collect Social Security it’s safe to expect more money in your first check for 2022. 70 million Americans who collect benefits can expect to see that 5.9% boost in their monthly payments starting in January. There will be and increase ... MORE
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How many Social Security payments are left before 2022?

There is one last Social Security check going out to customers in 2021 next month. Soon after in 2022, customers will begin to see their checks with the COLA increase. The cost of goods and services has now reached a peak of ... MORE
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Social Security getting a boost in January bringing some payments to $1,600

64 million Americans that collect Social Security are in for a surprise next year as the latest COLA increase boosts their monthly payments. The first checks in January will be the first ones to have the 5.9% increase in them, the highest ... MORE
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Is Thanksgiving going to impact benefit payments like Social Security or unemployment?

Some people will notice that they’ll receive their payments on different days than normal next week. This is because payments aren’t typically done on federal holidays. Thanksgiving always falls on the fourth Thursday of Nov., so this year it falls on the ... MORE
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Here is when you can expect Social Security payments each month in 2022

Those receiving Social Security benefits can now expect a bigger check in 2022 after the increase in COLA. 64 million people can expect their check in January with just a bit more money. These checks will be the first to have the ... MORE
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Social Security: When will recipients see the COLA increase in their checks?

The 5.9% increase given to social security recipients will boost over 70 million people’s monthly payments. The increase is so high because of inflation, and will go into effect at the start of 2022. The increase is designed to offset inflation costs ... MORE
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COLA: Social Security disability payments in 2022

The COLA increase for 2022 was 5.9%, the largest the nation has seen since the 1980s. The only other time close to this was in 2009 when the increase was 5.8%, just slightly lower. The new increase will go into effect in ... MORE
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Social Security: Lost income? Recipients can lower Medicare payments

Some social security beneficiaries that have lost income during the pandemic may be able to pay lower Medicare payments. This is also helpful as the cost of inflation continues to increase greatly. Many who may more money are seeing surcharges as high ... MORE
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Stimulus check: will social security recipients get a fourth check next week?

4.5 million stimulus checks have been sent so far in California. The checks are part of the Golden State Stimulus II program. People seem to be slightly confused on eligibility requirements when it comes to social security recipients. Some will be eligible ... MORE
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Social Security: Will you get max amount of $3895?

A lot of people don’t retire and live on social security benefits alone because they can’t cover their bills. If they can manage to get the maximum amount of benefits though, they may be able to live on that. For 2021, the ... MORE
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Social Security: Spouses getting the most in benefits

Spousal social security works a little bit differently, where the spouse can claim their own benefits based on their own working history, or they can claim half of their spouse’s benefit. How does spousal Social Security support work? Married individuals as well ... MORE
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A stimulus check will be sent out this Friday, will you still get it if you collect social security?

Millions of people are benefitting from the latest round of stimulus checks being sent out as part of the Golden State Stimulus II program. However, not everyone qualifies to get a check. Many individuals on fixed income will not benefit from this ... MORE
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If you’re looking to start or return to work but collect SSI or SSDI, Social Security can help with their Ticket to Work program

Some people rely on Social Security Income or Social Security Disability Insurance as a main source of income, but would like to start working again, or for the first time. A program called Ticket to Work will support those on SSI or ... MORE
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Less and less people are claiming social security benefits before the age of 70

The way people have been filing for social security has changed immensely as the rules have changed and the pandemic negatively impacted the economy. What married couples used to do is file for spousal benefits while the beneficiary earning the social security ... MORE
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People keep stealing social security checks from family; here is why you should not commit fraud

There has been an increase this year in cases where people commit fraud and steal deceased or even living family members social security checks. A lot of times, people take benefits that were meant for their parents because it’s the easiest way ... MORE