According to the SSA, the average retired worker receives a monthly Social Security benefit of $1,355. Therefore, the 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment translates to about a $4 monthly benefit increase for the average retiree, or about $48 per year.
Accordingly, how much is the Social Security increase for 2018?
What will Social Security benefits be in 2018?
|Social Security Payments in 2018|
Do Social Security benefits increase after full retirement age?
If you start receiving benefits at age 66 you get 100 percent of your monthly benefit. If you delay receiving retirement benefits until after your full retirement age, your monthly benefit continues to increase. 67, you'll get 108 percent of the monthly benefit because you delayed getting benefits for 12 months.