Social Secu­ri­ty update: Sec­ond round of direct pay­ments worth up to $4,555 arrives in two days

Mil­lions of retirees will receive the sec­ond of three rounds of Social Secu­ri­ty retire­ment pay­ments for Octo­ber, worth up to $4,555 for those who retired at 70, on Wednes­day.
The sec­ond pay­ment will be released on Oct. 18 for those born between the 11th and 20th of their birth month. The third and last group receives their checks a week lat­er, on Oct. 25, for those born on or after the 21st. Those born between the first and 10th of their birth month have already received their checks. Each recip­i­ent gets a sin­gle check.
A per­son must have paid into Social Secu­ri­ty for at least 10 years to qual­i­fy for the pay­ments.
Social Secu­ri­ty pay­ments are based on the earn­ings that are made through­out a recipient’s career. The max­i­mum amount peo­ple receive varies based on the age the per­son retires. Those who retired …