This year’s Social Security benefits will be 5.9 percent higher than this year’s because of the largest cost-of-living adjustment in nearly four decades. The Social Security Administration has been forced to raise benefits for the elderly by an average of $100 a month due to rising inflation and supply chain pressures.
This is when you can expect your payments to hit each month:
- Second Wednesday of every month for those born on the 1st to 10th of the month.
- Third Wednesday of every month for those born on the 11th-20th:
- Dates 21-31 are on the fourth Wednesday of the month.
January 2022 – Payments
- The 12th of January falls on a Wednesday this year.
- Wednesday, January 19th:
- On the 26th of January,
Payments for the month of February in 2022:
- Wednesday, February 9th: the second Wednesday of the month
- The third Wednesday in February is Wednesday, February 16th.
- Third Wednesday: February 23rd
Payments due in March 2022:
- March 9th is the second Wednesday.
- In the third week of March:
- The 23rd of March is the fourth Wednesday of the month.
April 2022: Payments:
- During the second week of April:
- Wednesday, the 20th of April:
- At 5:00 pm on the 27th of April,
Payments for May 2022:
- 11th of May, the second Wednesday
- Wednesday, May 18th: Third Wednesday
- May 25th is the fourth Wednesday.
- During the second week of June:
- June 15th is the third Wednesday.
- the third Wednesday in June
Payments for July 2022:
- Wednesday, the 13th of July: the second Wednesday of the month
- On July 20, the third Wednesday of the month
- Thursday, July 27th: Fourth Wednesday of the month
Payments for August 2022:
- Aug. 10th is the second Wednesday.
- Wednesday, August 17th: Third Wednesday
- August 24th: Fourth Wednesday
Payments will be made in September 2022.
- Wednesday, September 14th:
- September 21st is the third Wednesday of the month.
- The 28th of September is the fourth Wednesday of the month.
Payments for October 2022:
- Wednesday, October 12th:
- Wednesday, Oct. 19th: Third Wednesday
- Wednesday, October 26th:
Payouts for the month of November 2022:
- The second Wednesday in November is Wednesday, November 9th.
- The third Wednesday in November is Wednesday, November 16th.
- November 23rd is the fourth Wednesday.
Payments are due in December 2022:
- The 14th of December is the second Wednesday of the year.
- Dec. 21st: Third Wednesday
- Wednesday, December 28th: The Fourth Wednesday of the Year