Social Security retirees will get up to $318 more in 2024

Money is becoming scarce after skyrocketing inflation in recent years. Fortunately, Social Security Administration will increase benefits by 3.2% from December 29 onwards.

Regardless of yours Social security payment, you will get more money. So it doesn’t matter if you get SSDI (disability benefits), retirement, or Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

Pensioners receive more money on average than those of SSDI. Therefore, on 3.2% increase may appear more attractive in their case. If you receive $1,000, your increase is only $34. Those who receive a payment of $4,500 can receive an additional $148 per month. As you can see, there is a big difference.


While few retirees will receive $318 more in 2024, they could actually receive up to $4,873. This will be the new maximum amount if you file at age 70, not before.

These seniors will receive more than $300 more per month in 2024
These seniors will receive more than $300 more per month in 2024

Comparing this maximum amount in 2024, 4873 dollars, with the one in 2023, $4,555, you can see that there is a difference of $318. However, most retirees won’t get such a large increase.

Average all Social security beneficiaries you’ll get about $50 extra per month. That would be about $600 extra in just one year. Save that money if you think it’s too little. By the end of 2024, you’ll have a fantastic emergency fund.

Pensioners collect on average Social security payment will redeem approx 1907 dollars in 2024 versus $1,848. Then their increase would be about $59, which is higher than the average SSA beneficiary.


To receive such a large payment, you must have had high incomes. Only those American workers who have earned the taxable maximum over 35 years can receive it. The taxable maximum is $160,200 in 2023but it continues to grow every year.

So it will be $168,600 in 2024. What’s more, that big Social security the payment is only for those who have worked for at least 35 years. So if you’ve earned the relevant taxable maximum over 35 years, you may still have a chance of getting such a large payment.

The last but not least requirement has to do with the age at which you file for retirement benefits. The Social Security Administration will require you to file at age 70 and receive the taxable maximum for 35 years.

If you don’t answer all of these requirements, you won’t get as much of an increase. Even if you don’t earn much, delay your retirement, get a good paying job and work for at least 35 years to increase your income.

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