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Changes Coming to Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits in 2017

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries will receive a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for 2017.  The average benefit for a disabled worker will increase from $1,167 to $1,171.  Maximum SSI payments for an individual will increase from $733/mo. to $735/mo. and from $1,100/mo. to $1,103/mo. for a couple.  Other important Social Security…