$33 more a month for typical retirees

Social Security Checks to Rise, Inflation Slows – washingtonpost.com:

Social Security payments will increase 3.3 percent next year, a smaller cost of living hike than last year for the more than 53 million Americans who receive monthly retirement or disability checks, the government announced today.For retirees, the cost of living adjustment will mean an extra $33 a month beginning in January, with the typical payment jumping from $1,011 to $1,044.

Imagine the leisure opportunities that extra $33 opens wide before the American senior…. Just imagine.

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