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Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 66 million Americans will increase 2.0 percent in 2018. The 2.0 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits payable to more than 61 million Social Security beneficiaries in January 2018. Increased payments to more ...

blog.ssa.gov/social-security-benefits-to-increase-in-2018

Oct 13, 2017 ... When we announce the annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), there's usually an increase in the Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefit amount people receive each month. Federal benefit rates increase when the cost of living rises, as measured by the Department of Labor's ...

fortune.com/2017/10/23/social-security-check-increase-2018

Oct 23, 2017 ... Social Security checks have been relatively unchanged since the start of 2015, but recipients could have a little more pocket change starting next year. The Social Security Administration has approved a 2% cost of living adjustment. That will result in the average retired worker getting an extra $27 per month ...

www.aarp.org/retirement/social-security/info-2017/new-cola-benefits-2018-fd.html

Oct 16, 2017 ... Social Security recipients will be getting a 2 percent cost-of-living adjustment ( COLA) in 2018, the biggest increase since 2012. But it won't be enough to keep pace with the rising costs affecting millions of older consumers who depend on the monthly benefit as their prime source of retirement income.

www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/10/13/social-security-checks-to-rise-2-percent-in-2018-the-biggest-increase-in-years

Oct 13, 2017 ... Social Security checks are going up 2 percent in 2018, the U.S. government announced Friday. It's the first substantial raise in years. More than 66 million Americans receive Social Security payments. Most recipients are seniors over age 65, but some payments also go to the severely disabled and orphans.

seekingalpha.com/article/4117419-social-security-benefits-set-increase-get-excited

Oct 29, 2017 ... Retirees were likely quite excited to see news that their Social Security benefits are set to rise in 2018. Gail Buckner, CFP, our personal retirement and financial planning strategist, says of course that's a welcome development. However, she points out the 2% increase still leaves many Americans far short of ...

www.fool.com/retirement/2017/10/30/3-reasons-the-latest-social-security-increase-is-b.aspx

3 Reasons Why the Latest Social Security Increase Is Bogus. Social Security is getting a boost in 2018. Here's why that's nothing special. Maurie Backman. ( TMFBookNerd). Oct 30, 2017 at 7:48AM. More than 42 million retired workers depend on Social Security to cover their bills in retirement. And while those benefits are ...

www.marketwatch.com/story/heres-how-much-social-security-checks-could-increase-in-2018-2017-10-10

Oct 13, 2017 ... Hurricanes Harvey and Irma caused a lot of hardship, but there's a silver lining for seniors: The storms could end up giving retirees a few extra dollars in their Social Security checks next year.

www.cnbc.com/2017/10/13/medicare-premiums-may-devour-increased-2018-social-security-benefit.html

Oct 13, 2017 ... The Social Security Administration announced Friday that the annual cost-of- living adjustment (commonly called COLA) for 2018 will be 2 percent. Marking the biggest increase since 2012 — and coming after a 0.3 percent rise for 2017 — the change means the average monthly benefit for all 66 million ...