Social Secu­ri­ty update: First round of direct pay­ments worth up to $4,555 arrives in 14 days

Mil­lions of retired seniors can expect to see the first wave of Decem­ber’s Social Secu­ri­ty pay­ments, worth up to $4,555 for peo­ple who retire at 70, two weeks from Wednes­day.
The mil­lions of retirees born between the 1st and 10th of a month will receive their pay­ment on Wednes­day, Dec. 13. Oth­er ben­e­fi­cia­ries born between the 11th and 31st of the month will get their checks in one of two lat­er pay­ments, which go out on Dec. 20, and Dec. 27. Novem­ber’s pay­ments have already gone out.
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The Social Secu­ri­ty Admin­is­tra­tion sends pay­ments in three dis­burse­ments every month, on the sec­ond, third, and fourth Wednes­days. Each recip­i­ent gets one check, but how much that check is worth depends on cer­tain fac­tors, includ­ing how long they have paid into the fed­er­al retire­ment pro­gram.
Ben­e­fi­cia­ries can see a per …