Social Security Benefits to Increase 5.9 Percent in 2022 amid Rising Inflation
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The increase is the biggest since 1982.
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The Social Security Administration announced Wednesday that some 70 million beneficiaries will see a 5.9 percent increase in their benefits checks beginning in late December and January.

The cost-of-living increase will apply to 64 million Social Security beneficiaries and 8 million Supplemental Security Income beneficiaries; some Americans receive both benefits. The increase is the…
Brittany Bernstein
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