Social Security checks will grow in 2019 as inflation rises

0 Social Security checks will grow in 2019 as inflation rises WASHINGTON (AP) – Tens of millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees will get a 2.8 percent boost in benefits next year as inflation edges higher. It’s the biggest increase most retired baby boomers have gotten. Following a stretch of low inflation, the cost-of-living…

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The Social Security Trick Most People Could Use to Boost Their Benefits After Claiming Them

The importance of Social Security is arguably unparalleled among all social programs. Data from the Social Security Administration (SSA) shows that more than 3 out of 5 aged beneficiaries are reliant on their monthly checks to account for at least half of their monthly income, with 34% leaning on Social Security for virtually all (90% to…

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