FINANCES

Social Security’s 2021 cost-of-living increase may be among smallest ever

The nation’s 65 million Social Security recipients may be in for disappointment in 2021, with some advocacy groups projecting the program’s annual cost-of-living increase at only 1.3%. That would be among the stingiest hikes in government retirement benefits… — CBS News

$300 Million Telemarketing Scheme Preyed on Older People, U.S. Says

Officials announced that 60 people had been charged in the scheme, in which federal prosecutors said deceptive tactics were used to sell magazine subscriptions to more than 150,000 older and vulnerable people. — The New York Times

RESOURCES

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Are we in a Baby Boomer Retirement Crisis?”  — Investopedia

“Key Issues: Financial Security for Older Americans”  — U.S. Government Accountability Office

Social Security” — Just Facts—A Resource for Independent Thinkers

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Social Security Administration

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