The Social Security Administration (SSA) has announced the 2019 cost-of-living increases for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits.

SSA announced a 2.8% benefit increase in 2019, and an increase in the SSA taxable maximum amount to $132,900. The federal benefit amount for an individual eligible for SSI in 2019 will increase to $771 per month.

The information about the cost-of-living increases was announced on October 11, 2018 via the following press release:

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A detailed fact sheet about the cost-of-living increase for 2019 is available here:

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