The ridiculous way you could end up losing Social Security | personal financing

(Morri Bachmann) Social Security is an important source of income for many seniors. And chances are, you’ll end up relying on the benefits you get once your time in the workforce is over. That’s why you might be motivated to get the highest possible monthly interest. And there are steps you can take to achieve … Read more

New Zealand distributes additional funds to combat the “inflation storm” | Health, medicine and fitness

By Nick Perry – The Associated Press Wellington, New Zealand (AFP) – The New Zealand government said Thursday it will distribute a few hundred extra dollars to more than two million low-income adults to help them navigate what it describes as the “peak of a global inflation storm”. The payments are part of a package … Read more

The ridiculous way you could end up losing Social Security | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Morri Bachmann) Social Security is an important source of income for many seniors. And chances are, you’ll end up relying on the benefits you get once your time in the workforce is over. That’s why you might be motivated to get the highest possible monthly interest. And there are steps you can take to achieve … Read more

Lawmakers reach deal to help veterans with burns | Tourism projects. & Politics

By Kevin Friking – The Associated Press Congressional negotiators announced Wednesday that they have reached agreement on legislation to enhance health care services and disability benefits for veterans exposed to toxic burns in Iraq and Afghanistan. The agreement paves the way for the passage of a bill that has become a top priority for veteran … Read more

How much will health care cost in retirement? Prepare to be shocked | personal financing

(Morri Bachmann) It’s a big misconception that the cost of living drops dramatically in retirement. The truth is that some of your expenses may go down, but others may go up as well. Healthcare is likely to fall into the latter category. That’s because medical problems tend to arise as we age, and also because … Read more

Retirees ready to see biggest Social Security change in 41 years | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Christy Pepper) In 2023, Social Security retirees are likely to experience something they haven’t seen in 41 years. The COLA they are on track to receive will result in the largest benefit increase in more than four decades. This change seems positive to older Americans, but in fact this is not the case at all. … Read more

Stay Invested During Ups And Downs To Reap Profits | personal financing

(Alexander Gutierrez) A friend texted me a couple of weeks ago after another week of declines in the US markets. Anxiety and fear of recession escalated, and he wanted to know how to deal with fluctuations. “What should I do?” I sent a text message. Soon we were talking about the importance stay invested (If … Read more

Social Security: This is the income you need to earn the maximum benefit | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Katie Brockman) There are many factors that go into calculating the amount of Social Security benefits, but your income throughout your career is probably the most important. Your earnings will determine the amount of the basic benefit, or the amount you will receive if you apply for Social Security on full retirement age (FRA). The … Read more

Stay Invested During Ups And Downs To Reap Profits | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Alexander Gutierrez) A friend texted me a couple of weeks ago after another week of declines in the US markets. Anxiety and fear of recession escalated, and he wanted to know how to deal with fluctuations. “What should I do?” I sent a text message. Soon we were talking about the importance stay invested (If … Read more

Biden’s burdens are increasing: the global economic slowdown increases the problems of the United States | Health, medicine and fitness

By Josh Bock – The Associated Press Washington (AFP) – As President Joe Biden sets off for Asia Thursday, he faces a new danger at home for the economy and his Democratic Party: The global slowdown caused by the Russian invasion Ukraine and Chinese lockdown pandemic Cities and factories. The global economy cannot throw the … Read more