Social Security Payments of up to $4,194

MILLIONS of Americans have five days until they receive Social Security payments of up to $4,194.

One group of Social Security claimants can expect to receive their payment on December 14, while others may not receive it by Christmas.

The average monthly benefit for retired workers is around $1,657, while widows or widowers can receive $1,564 in survivor benefits.

The maximum amount recipients can receive in 2022 is $4,194.

Your Social Security benefit amount is determined by a number of factors, including your previous income level.

Eligible people with birthdays between the first and tenth of the month will be paid on December 14, the second Wednesday of the month.

People born between the 11th and 20th of the month receive benefits on the third Wednesday of each month.

People with birthdays between the 21st and the 31st are paid on the fourth Wednesday of each month, which means they will not receive their benefits by Christmas.