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6 Social Security Changes for 2019

6 Social Security Changes for 2019

Every October the Social Security Administration (SSA) announces its annual changes to the Social Security program for the coming year. Here are the Social Security changes that were announced in October 2018 and took effect on Jan. 1, 2019, according to the SSA's annual fact sheet. For 2019, more than 67 million Social Security recipients saw a 2.8% cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) to their monthly benefits.