SSI, SSDI and stimulus checks: Important details to know about the first and second payments

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If a new bill passes and you’re part of the SSI or the SSDI programs, you’ll likely be eligible for a second stimulus check.


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Now that the elections are over, members of Congress say they’re ready to get serious about negotiations to reach an agreement on the substance of a new economic relief package. While not everyone will qualify to get a second stimulus payment, there’s a good chance that people who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) will be eligible to receive another check.

Details including when the IRS will process more stimulus money and the size of the payment different people could get, including young adultsolder adults and retirees, and SSI/SSDI recipients, will be solidified once a bipartisan agreement is in place.

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