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SSA-cost of living increase for 2012

Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 60 million Americans will increase 3.6 percent in 2012.

The 3.6 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits that nearly 55 million Social Security beneficiaries receive in January 2012. Increased payments to more than 8 million SSI beneficiaries will begin on December 30, 2011.

Eligible SSI individuals will receive $698 and an eligible couple will receive $1048 in 2012. 

William C. Wombacher, Central Illinois Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) and Social Security Disability Specialist

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