Social Secu­ri­ty update: Direct pay­ment worth $914 arrives in 18 days

Mil­lions of Sup­ple­men­tal Secu­ri­ty Income recip­i­ents will see the first of two Decem­ber SSI pay­ments from the Social Secu­ri­ty Admin­is­tra­tion, worth up to $914 for indi­vid­ual fil­ers, in 18 days.
The first round of pay­ments will go out on Fri­day, Dec. 1, and the sec­ond will go out four weeks lat­er, on Dec. 29. The dou­ble pay­ment is because of a kink in the admin­is­tra­tion’s cal­en­dar. The sec­ond pay­ment will replace Jan­u­ary’s because Jan. 1 is a hol­i­day and Dec. 30 and Dec. 31 are on a week­end.
STIMULUS UPDATE: DIRECT PAYMENT WORTH UP TO $1,312 TO BE SENT FROM ALASKA FUND IN FOUR DAYS
To qual­i­fy for the pay­ments, recip­i­ents must be at least 65 years old and meet cer­tain finan­cial require­ments. Some peo­ple under the age of 65 could qual­i­fy for the pay­ments if they are at least par­tial­ly blind or have a phys­i­cal or men­tal dis­abil­i­ty that severe­ly lim­its their dai­ly activ­i­ties for at least a year or is expect­ed to result in death, accord­ing to the admin­is­tra­tion.
Chil­dren could also be eli­gi­ble for SSI pay­ments if they ar …