Month after month, the Social Security Administration (SSA) sends checks to retired workers, as well as eligible disabled people receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
This 2022, the average payments of retired workers increased to $1,657 dollars per month, while married couples receive about $2,753. On the other hand, the average SSI benefit is $624 and the maximum check is $841. SSA has already started sending payments for September.
$1,682 Social Security checks: who will get it and when
This month, SSI recipients will receive two checks , so for people receiving maximum benefits, SSA will send them $1,682, but why?
The Social Security Administration sends SSI payments during the first days of the month, however, when the first day falls on a weekend, it is sent before friday.
The first payment of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients was sent on September 1. The rest of the payments are scheduled as follows:
- September 14: Beneficiaries with a date of birth between 1 and 10
- September 21: Beneficiaries with a date of birth between 11 and 20
- September 26: Beneficiaries with a date of birth between 21 and 31
- September 30: SSI Recipients
It is worth mentioning that since another payment will be sent on the 30th this month, SSI recipients will not receive any checks in October. The same situation will be repeated in December.
Social Security payments: what to do if they do not arrive?
The SSA recommends contacting your bank, financial institution, or your post office. If you have already contacted, it is advisable to call 1-800-772-1213 for more information. SSA protocol for these situations also includes calling or visiting your nearest Social Security office.