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Why don't the government raise ssi check s

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    Miking 009posted 2 years ago

    Why don't the government raise ssi check s

    Ssi should increase from$733 to$1300 a mouth really not enough $733 for the American people to live off of.


  2. Shyron E Shenko profile image82
    Shyron E Shenkoposted 2 years ago

    If the Congress raised the SSI benefits, they would have to give themselves smaller raises.

    Blessings Yolanda


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      Miking 009posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      You think that they raise don't have nothing to do with that

  3. bradmasterOCcal profile image28
    bradmasterOCcalposted 2 years ago

    The SSI is a TAX first, and a promise second.
    The death benefit for SS is $255, that wouldn't even cover a decent obit.
    SS recipients get whatever retirement payments at the pleasure of the Congress.
    Now only if there was some way to get the congress to make improvements in SS? I can't think of one, can you?

    Federal employees enjoy a real retirement system that guarantees them a defined BENEFIT, and it is management by private firms, and not the congress.

    The $733 a month is the Average, while the high is around $2500 a month.
    which is $30,000 a year.

    $773 = $8,796
    $1300 = $15,600

    Cost of living increases should follow those COLA for the federal employee retirement.

    Yes, the federal employees also pay into FICA, but FICA and a 401K and an IRA is all that non government employees can hope for.

  4. tamarawilhite profile image92
    tamarawilhiteposted 2 years ago

    Social Security retirement was not intended to be the only source of retirement income for people, simply insurance that they don't have nothing.