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I have a different sum of money this year as opposed to 2015 and 2016. I want to make an appt. to go over this with an agent.

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For the years 2015 and 2016 I was receiving $26,902.80 I cannotfind my award letter for 2017 and for 2018 now it does not state my monthly sum for 2018. Where I do stand.

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Now I am receiving $2293. how does it get so low??? I want either to appeal or find out what is going on???

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Social Security
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Social Security Expert: Stephanie O Joy, Esq, Soc. Sec. Attorney replied 6 months ago
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Social Security Expert: Stephanie O Joy, Esq, Soc. Sec. Attorney replied 6 months ago

If you are now getting 2293/month, that means you are annually getting over $27,500, which is an increase over prior years, not a decrease.

You can confirm your amount by going to ssa.gov/myaccount and signing in to your confidential account - there you will want to download your benefits letter, also referred to as income verification letter.

However, if you wish to appeal it, you will want to go to your local office and file an appeal there. You can not appeal over the phone, unfortunately.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I thank you for your kindness; I am facing a very difficult operation on Jan. 25 and am stressed out of my skull. Best regards ***** ***** at***@******.***
Social Security Expert: Stephanie O Joy, Esq, Soc. Sec. Attorney replied 6 months ago

You are welcome. I hope that this lack of reduction in your benefits puts you a bit more at ease. Positive thoughts to you, Judi, with regard to your surgery and the speediest of recoveries!

Please don't forget to click on the 5 stars!

Be well - Stephanie Joy

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