In 2022, Social Security Beneficiaries See the Biggest Increase in 39 Years

In 2022, Social Security Beneficiaries See the Biggest Increase in 39 Years

The year was 1983: The U.S. invaded Granada. A gallon of gas cost 96 cents. Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ video premiered. That year was also the last time that Social Security recipients saw a cost-of-living increase steeper than the one just announced for 2022. This year, Social Security benefits rise 5.9 percent, the sharpest upsurge since…

Make Sure Your Estate Plan and Other Essential Documents Are Safe from Disasters
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Make Sure Your Estate Plan and Other Essential Documents Are Safe from Disasters

It’s an unfortunate reality that with the increasing number of natural disasters across the country, including fires, floods, earthquakes, and hurricanes, the chance that you could lose your house and possessions has become more likely. In the event of such a calamity, it is important that your estate planning and other important documents are beyond…

It’s Medicare Open Enrollment Time: Is Your Plan Still Working for You?

It’s Medicare Open Enrollment Time: Is Your Plan Still Working for You?

Every year Medicare gives beneficiaries a window of opportunity to shop around and determine if their current Medicare plan is still the best one for them. During Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period, which runs from October 15 to December 7, beneficiaries can freely enroll in or switch plans.  During this period you may enroll in a…