Social Security Benefits Up in 2015
Social Security Benefits will rise next year. Checks will increase by 1.7 percent. The Social Security Administration says that equals about $22 more each month. In 2015, the average retired worker will receive $15,936 a year. The increase is tied to the latest Consumer Price Index. That’s the government’s main inflation measure. It showed prices increased 1.7 percent in the past 12 months.