This month's first round of Social Security and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits started on Wednesday

For millions of retired and disabled Americans. SSA (Social Security Administration) distributes Social Security and

SSDI benefits on the last three Wednesdays of each month, depending on your birthday, but an individual cannot receive both payments at the same time.

An individual filing for Social Security retirement benefits in 2022 can receive the most benefits based on their age.

For example, someone who files at 62 can get up to $2,364 a month. You can receive up to $3,345 if you file at your full retirement age,

which is generally 66 and a few months or 67, or you can wait and receive up to $4,194 if you file at 70.

As long as you started claiming after 1997, SSDI claimants are on the same payment schedule as Social Security claimants.

There is a monthly earnings limit of $1,350 for most SSDI claimants - but it rises to $2,260 for blind beneficiaries.

According to the Social Security Administration, when the US adopted social insurance in 1935

Germany had established a retirement age of 65. Even so, this was not a major factor considered by the Committee on

Economic Security (CES) when it recommended age 65 as the Social Security retirement age.

In making this judgment, no intellectual theory or precedent in Europe was considered.

The philosophy was essentially pragmatic in nature and derived from two sources.

The first was a general comment regarding the retirement ages prevalent in the few private pension systems 

That existed at the time, as well as the 30 state-funded pension systems.

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