Social Security COLA Higher Than Forecast Expectations

Social Security COLA Higher Than Forecast Expectations

Nearly 70 million Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries can expect a 3.1 percent increase beginning January 2021, according to a Social Security Administration  (SSA) announcement on Oct. 13, 2020. In August, forecasters thought the cost of living adjustment (COLA) would be between 0.50 and 1 percent. David Certner, AARP’s director of legislative […]

Social Security Recipients Will Receive Stimulus Money

Social Security Recipients Will Receive Stimulus Money

Clearing up some confusion the Treasury Department announced on April 1, 2020, that those who receive Social Security will not have to file a tax return to obtain the coronavirus stimulus payment. The previous guidelines posted earlier this week were unclear on whether or not people who receive Social Security benefits would qualify for the […]

What if FDR Had Lived?

What if FDR Had Lived?

This article is the continuation of my series If They Had Lived. To date, the articles in this series have explored what our world and/or nation might be like if Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK), John F. Kennedy (JFK), and Abraham Lincoln had survived. In this article, we will consider what would our country might be like if Franklin Delano […]