2012 SSI benefit increases

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits are going up in 2012. After three years of no cost of living (COLA) benefit increases, benefits are finally getting nudged upwards from a maximum of $674 per month for individuals (and $1011 per month for couples) to $698 for individuals and $1048 for couples.

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  • Bettyboop2010

    are we getting a check this year

  • Bettyboop2010

    are we getting a check this year

  • http://www.stasiukfirm.com/ TomaszStasiuk

    If you haven’t received payment for January, and you typically receive it by this day of the month, you may want to contact your local SSA office to check if there are any problems.

  • Debra campbell

    i have M.S and is collecting S.S.I and it is very heard to live on that amount  and if S.S.I would allow you to work part time  ,they would make it alittle easier to live

  • http://www.stasiukfirm.com/ TomaszStasiuk

    HI Debra. Take a look at the Social Security Ticket to Work program: http://www.socialsecurity.gov/work/aboutticket.html

  • Nancy Wilson

    I was wondering if you are going to college and getting loans and grants, and you are on ssd & ssi do you have to report the loans and grants as income, I asked once before and they said no, but now they are deducting out of my check for money I received for school ?

  • JOANAPINKSTON

    I AM ON  SS IF I SHOULD GET LAID OFF CAN I COLLECT UNEMPLOYMENT?