COLA Update: $1,261 Stimulus Checks Given to Seniors

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Payments of Social Security have been made since January 13. Beneficiaries have begun to mobilize them to combat the COVID-19 outbreak’s devastation. Payments of the COLA Stimulus Check should be mailed to everyone born in the first ten days of any month (or have already received them).

Increased Monthly Payouts 

The federal government will soon increase the size of a portion of Americans’ monthly stimulus payouts. Because of growing inflation, Social Security and Supplemental Security Income recipients will receive the most giant COLA (Cost of Living Adjustment) in decades. It will be a significant jump of 5.9%, and in terms of value, it will be comparable to the third wave of stimulus checks.

Almost 64 million people will get their modified stimulus payouts beginning in January. Around 8 million SSI participants will start receiving modified payments in the last week of December. According to the Social Security Administration, the maximum taxable income under Social Security has increased to $147,000, according to DMN

Another Payment in February

Marca posted that the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries will get additional $821  

funds to their forthcoming installments. However, due to the new cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) and the holidays, these claimants received two checks in December, with another expected to arrive on February 1.

According to the Social Security Administration, the monthly limit for SSI has increased from $794 monthly in 2021 to $841 in 2022. So, this affects many people in the United States, with the Social Security Administration reporting in July that more than 7.8 million Americans get SSI benefits.

Seniors Can Claim Social Security, SSI Benefits

COLA is available to seniors; Social Security payouts grew by 5.9% for about 70 million retired Americans, the largest increase in 40 years. Your monthly payment is determined by your job history and the age at when you first sought help.

The Social Security Administration (SSA) issued COLA notices to retirement, survivors, and disability beneficiaries in December. Any Americans who have been anticipating these recalculated checks might expect them to arrive soon.


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