Bigger Social Security checks in 2019 may not be big enough: AARP
12 Octobre, 2018, 02:40 | Auteur: Auguste Feret
U.S. President Barack Obama recently stated that he can't guarantee retirees will receive their Social Security checks in August if the House and Senate cannot reach an agreement on reducing the deficit. While inflation rose 2.1 percent, the cost of commonly used brand name drugs jumped by an average of 8.4 percent - compounding a trend that has permeated for years.
But the Social Security announcement also serves as the baseline for a host of other federal benefits calculations that do require yearly reauthorization, including Department of Veterans Affairs payouts.
According to a study from the group, the rising costs of prescription drug prices outpaced inflation - on which the cost-of-living adjustment is based - substantially in 2017.
Under current law, annual cost-of-living increases are automatic for Social Security benefits, meaning the executive branch can enact them without intervention from Congress. It will be the largest cost-of-living adjustment for the monthly payments since a 3.6% increase in 2012. The year-over-year increase in August was 2.7%. Seniors count on the money to help keep pace with rising prices for health care and housing.
Pogba should have kept views to himself - Saha
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Hurricane Michael crashed ashore Florida on Wednesday as the third most powerful hurricane ever to strike the USA mainland. But on Tuesday, the price of Brent crude went down by 44 cents or about half a percent; to reach 84.56 dollars a barrel.
In the Network published a timelapse video with the launch of the Falcon 9 rocket with a telecommunications satellite on Board. Until now, all landings of the company founded by Elon Musk had taken place on Florida's Cape Canaveral or offshore platforms.
She insisted Evans has told the truth and disputed that she either showed Weinstein her breasts or misled investigators. Weinstein's defence lawyer later suggested, outside court, that Ms Evans should be criminally prosecuted for perjury.
Le recul est moins fort, mais toutefois marqué en Europe: Londres abandonne 1,84%, Bruxelles 1,78%, Paris 1,5% et Francfort 1,33%. La Bourse de Hong-Kong reculait de près de -4% une heure avant la clôture hier et perdait -3,19% à l'ouverture jeudi.
The balloon release led many to believe that the party was a gender reveal party for Johnson's supposed pregnancy. Onlookers spotted a bunch of blue balloons let up in the air and immediately presumed she is pregnant with a boy.
The remaining three gyros available for use are technically enhanced and expected to have significantly longer operational lives. Rachel Osten, deputy mission head for the Hubble Space Telescope , tweeted, "Very stressful weekend".
Ovchinin and his colleague, NASA's Nick Hague were supposed to dock at the orbiting outpost six hours after the launch. In a statement , NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine confirmed he had been informed the two crewmembers were safe.
Then, in 2016, Hawking, along with the co-authors of his latest study, said they may finally be on to something. The difficulty is that if you throw something into a black hole it looks like it disappears.
Selena Gomez reportedly suffers mental health crisis
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Monaco sack manager Leonardo Jardim
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Soon, get original shows for free in all Apple devices
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Trump says Federal Reserve ‘has gone crazy’ after big stock drop
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