Social Security Update as Millions to Receive 2 December Payments

The holiday season is about to get a little brighter for millions of Social Security beneficiaries as they are set to receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) checks in December. The Social Security Administration has announced that two payments are scheduled for next month, with the first installment arriving on Friday, December 1, and the second on Friday, December 29.

Double Delight: Two Checks in December

Normally, SSI recipients receive a single payment each month, typically on the first day. However, due to January 1 being a holiday, the administration has adjusted the schedule. This time around, beneficiaries will receive two checks in December, with the second check being sent out on the nearest business day, December 29.

Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) Surprise

Adding to the holiday cheer, the second payment in December will be higher than the first. This increase is attributed to the.........