Social Secu­ri­ty update: First round of direct pay­ments worth up to $4,555 arrives in 11 days

Mil­lions of retired seniors will receive the first wave of Decem­ber Social Secu­ri­ty pay­ments, worth up to $4,555, in 11 days.
Retirees born between the 1st and 10th of a month receive their pay­ments on the sec­ond Wednes­day of every month, which is Dec. 13 this month. 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.
BIDEN MAY HAVE DISCOVERED THE REASON HIS ECONOMIC MESSAGE IS FALLING FLAT
The amount paid into Social Secu­ri­ty and the num­ber of years paid into Social Secu­ri­ty affect the max­i­mum pay­ment retirees receive, and it large­ly depends on what age recip­i­ents choose to retire. For exam­ple, retir­ing at the youngest age, 62, allows up to $2,572 per month, while delay­ing to 70 can allot up to $4,555 per month, accord­ing to the …