Social Security Benefits will increase 1.7% in 2013

Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for nearly 62 million Americans will increase 1.7 percent in 2013.

The 1.7 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits that more than 56 million Social Security beneficiaries receive in January 2013. Increased payments to more than 8 million SSI beneficiaries will begin on December 31, 2012.

For more information, visit:

https://www.socialsecurity.gov/cola/?utm_source=english_home&utm_medium=panel&utm_content=slot1&utm_campaign=cola

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