Five Cities Where Your Social Security Money Goes the Furthest

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Millions of retired Americans rely on their monthly Social Security benefit checks to get by. With the average recipient receiving only $1,693.88 a month, it’s plain to see why many retirees are struggling financially. As reports, where you live can certainly help you stretch your check a bit. It found the five best cities to live in only on a Social Security check are Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Augusta, Georgia, Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln, Nebraska, and Madison, Wisconsin.

The Seniors Trust is committed to improving the financial well-being of America’s retirees through passage of The Social Security Expansion Act. It will give retirees an immediate benefits increase of about $200 a month, establish a fair annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), increase minimum benefits, and ensure the long-term solvency of the Social Security program.