Social Secu­ri­ty update: Direct pay­ment worth $914 arrives in 10 days

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Amy DeLau­ra Fri, Sep 15, 2:08 PM (3 days ago) to Chris, Edi­tors, reporters, web­desk, Web, Jen­nifer, Stacey, Christo­pher, Shaan, Tim­o­thy

Sup­ple­men­tal Secu­ri­ty Income ben­e­fi­cia­ries will receive an unusu­al sec­ond pay­ment in Sep­tem­ber in 10 days. Indi­vid­ual fil­ers could see a max­i­mum of $914 from the pay­ment.
The rare pay­ment goes out Fri­day, Sept. 29, and will replace Octo­ber’s month­ly pay­ment because of a quirk in the Social Secu­ri­ty Admin­is­tra­tion’s cal­en­dar. The first pay­ment of the month was issued on Sept. 1. Most pay­ments go out on the first of the month.
The amount recip­i­ents will be giv­en depends on a fil­er’s income, liv­ing sit­u­a­tion, assets, and oth­er fac­tors. For those who filed as indi­vid­u­als, the pay­ment rate is up to $914 per month. The rate for eli­gi­ble cou­ples is up to $1,371 per month. Essen­tial per­sons, who live with some­one receiv­ing SSI and pro­vide them with nec­es­sary care, get a low­er month­ly pay­ment of $458.
A per­son needs to be 65 or over to be eli­gi­ble for the Sup­ple­men­tal Secu­ri­ty pro­gram, and he or she must meet spe­cif­ic finan­cial require­ments. Peo­ple under the age of 65 may qual­i­fy if they are at least par­tial­ly …