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Give Thanks for Social Security – Social Security and You

Around this year’s Thanksgiving holiday, I’m going to suggest that we Americans give thanks for the Social Security program. I know lots of people like to think that the “good old days” (before Social Security) were, well, good old days. But many times, they were not. And if you’d like to get a glimpse of

Social Security and You

Don’t Overthink Social Security Starting Date Questions – Social Security

Photo courtesy of DepositPhotos I frequently get emails from readers who turn a little molehill of an issue into a big mountain of a problem, and it has to do with the starting date for their Social Security benefits. The Social Security retirement application asks a question that goes something like this: “Which month do

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Opinion: Democrat Election Schemes – Buz Williams

“If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.” – Thomas Jefferson to Charles Yancy, 1816 With the midterm elections still in question while votes are still being counted here in Arizona, and in Nevada and Georgia, many of us were disappointed

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Social Security COLA for 2023

In mid-October every year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its much-anticipated report on changes (usually increases) to the Consumer Price Index over the past 12 months. Why is this little, esoteric government report — actually called the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers — so popular? Because for the past

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Social Security benefits to jump by 8.7% next year – Associated Press

Photo: Paul Phelps, 76, of Alexandria, Va., works in the genealogy room at Hollin Hall Senior Center in Alexandria, Va. Millions of Social Security recipients will get an 8.7% boost in their benefits in 2023, a historic increase but a gain that will be eaten up in part by the rising cost of everyday living.

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