Checks are great, it does not matter if they come from Social Security or from any other administration. So, regardless of their origin, they make people happier. Just getting one per month can make your day, but what about getting two? It is not frequent to collect two checks per month though. In this case, more than a stroke of luck, it is a coincidence.
According to the Social Security Administration Fact Sheet, this year an average of almost 67,000,000 American citizens will collect Social Security checks every month. These benefits are more than one trillion dollars all over the year 2023. There are so many recipients that SSA pays them on different dates. So, the payment of their check will depend on the day when they were born. It also varies if it is one type of benefit or another and even when you claimed it.
Who will get two checks from Social Security in March?
There are some occasions when a Social Security beneficiary receives two checks per month. This unusual double payment for those who had never heard of them will also take place in March 2023. It is not that unusual because it will also happen during other months during this year. For instance, there will also be two checks in June, September, and December.
Obviously, those beneficiaries that receive two different types of benefits from Social Security every month, will be able to get two checks in March. For instance, if you have a very low Social Security benefit you may qualify for Supplemental Security Income as well. Getting two checks per month. But it is not this case only. As payday is on a Saturday, April 1, Social Security pays it the previous Friday, March 31. Therefore, if you get Social Security benefits and SSI you can even receive three checks in March.
When are Social Security payments made in March?
Supplemental Security Income beneficiaries will receive two checks from Social Security. One was on March 1, while the second one will be available on March 31. On the third of March, there will also be payments for those who collected Social Security before May 1997. Or also for those who get SSI and Social Security checks. They get their Social Security payment on March 3.
The rest of the Social Security beneficiaries will receive their checks on a Wednesday. March 8 will be the date for those who were born between the first and the tenth day. The third Wednesday, or March 15, payday for those whose birthday was between the 11th and the 20th. Finally, the fourth Wednesday, March 22, will be the payment date for those whose birthday was between the 21st and the 31st.
So in just a few days you can have the last of your Social Security checks in your pocket in March 2023. And it doesn’t matter how much you receive each month, just on your birthday.