December SSDI Check 2023: Here's When Your Money Should Arrive
The Social Security Administration has started sending out December Social Security Disability Insurance checks. Here's when the next batch is scheduled to arrive.
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The Social Security Administration is now sending out December Social Security Disability Insurance payments. So far, only one round has gone out, with another expected next week. When you get your money depends on when you started receiving SSDI, as well as the day your birthday falls on. In addition, if you receive Supplemental Security Income, that payment should have arrived on Dec. 1.
Payment schedule if you've received SSDI since 1997 or earlier
If you've been an SSDI recipient since May 1997 or before, your payment should arrive on the third day of every month.
There are exceptions to note. If the third day of the month falls on a weekend or holiday, you'll get your payment on the nearest business day. For example, Dec. 3 fell on a Sunday, so beneficiaries received their payments on Friday, Dec. 1.
Schedule for everyone else depends on their birthday
Payments for those who haven't been receiving SSDI money since 1997 or before follow the same schedule as Social Security. Here's how it works:
If your birthday falls between the first and 10th of the month, your payment will be sent out on the second Wednesday of the month.
If your birthday falls between the 11th and 20th of the month, your payment will be sent out on the third Wednesday of the month.
If your birthday falls between the 21st and 31st of the month, your payment will be sent out on the fourth Wednesday of the month.
When you'll get your SSDI December payment
Here's when your payment should arrive, based on your date of birth:
Dec. 1: Payment for those who have received SSDI since before May 1997.
Dec. 13: SSDI payment for those with birthdays falling between the first and 10th of any given month.
Dec. 20: SSDI payment for those with birthdays falling between the 11th and 20th of any given month.
Dec. 27: SSDI payment for those with birthdays falling between the 21st and 31st of any given month.