Social Security is the key source of income for most retirees, and that will continue to be the case for a long time.
As Wetumpka residents continue to rebuild after Saturday’s Tornado, there are many structures that are permanently damaged, some completely flattened.Read more
Florida’s new attorney general has barely been on the job two weeks, but she’s already reached a conclusion: “Like it or not, we’re going to have to start upping our game."Read more
Retirees concerned about the government shut down can breathe a sigh of relief. Social Security checks should continue to arrive on schedule
Retirees who depend on their monthly Social Security checks to make ends meet can breathe a sigh of relief: Benefits won't be affected by the partial government shutdown. The Social Security Administration is already funded through September 2019, so services remain in effect and benefits checks will continue to arrive on time, according to the Social Security administration.Read more
JACKSON • As early as next week, the Mississippi House could take up legislation designed to at least try to expand access to high speed internet to the state’s underserved rural areas.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Every state in our country, including U.S territory, Puerto Rico has a food commodity program specifically for people 60 years and older, except Alabama. The number of seniors in Alabama who don't know where their next meal is coming from is growing. To make matters worse, Alabama's application for the program has been delayed.Read more
Back in 2016, several of the main presidential candidates talked about raising Social Security benefits. But few dared talk about realistic suggestions about how to close the system’s existing shortfall, much less how to raise money to cover new benefits. Now that Democrats are wielding the baton at the House of Representatives, the choir is again raising its voice about the need for boosting benefits.Read more
(The following is excerpted from Your Complete Guide to a Successful and Secure Retirement by Larry E. Swedroe and Kevin Grogan. Published by Harriman House. Copyright (c) 2019. All rights reserved. This book is available at all bookstores and online booksellers.)Read more
Florida has long been the bullseye for trial lawyers. A recent study of law firm and legal services ads by the American Tort Reform Association counted one ad every two minutes from April through June of last year in the Tampa Bay market alone. Meanwhile, Florida also ranked as the second-worst “judicial hellhole” in another study of the most unfair and unbalanced civil court systems.Read more
With the start of the year comes the return of state lawmakers to Nashville, where they'll spend the next few months debating — and ultimately deciding on — what new laws are coming to Tennessee.Read more