How to Maximize Your Social Security Benefits at Age 62 and 66

Claiming age plays a crucial role in determining the amount of your monthly Social Security benefit. As retirees heavily rely on Social Security income, it is necessary for future generations to familiarize th...

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Social Security Payments for February 2024: What Seniors Need to Know

The arrival of February means that Social Security payments are on the way for seniors across the United States. With a cost of living adjustment (COLA) of 3.2 percent for 2024, retirees can expect a...

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The Upside of Claiming Social Security Early at Age 62

While delaying Social Security benefits until age 70 maximizes your monthly check, claiming at the earliest age of 62 still has advantages. Although your payment is reduced by up to 30% compared to your full retirement ...

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Education Department's FAFSA Inflation Fix Adds $1.8 Billion in Aid for Students

The U.S. Department of Education recently announced plans to update the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) formula, resulting in an additional $1.8 billion in financial aid for co...

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FAFSA Form Gets a Makeover: What it Means for Your Financial Aid

Starting with the 2024-2025 academic year, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is getting a much-needed makeover. This revamp aims to simplify the aid application process for millions of ...

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​​​​​​​Maximizing Social Security Benefits: What Happens to Your Benefits When You Pass Away?

Social Security benefits provide financial support during retirement, but what happens to those benefits when you die? In this article, we will explore the options ...

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Adjustments to Social Security Benefits Alleviate Financial Strain Amidst Rising Costs of Living

  In response to the escalating cost of living, the Social Security Administration (SSA) of the United States has announced an increase in Social Security benefit payments t...

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LIHEAP Provides Essential Relief for Families Amidst Ongoing Inflation in 2024

As families across the nation grapple with the impact of ongoing inflation, the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) has stepped up to provide much-needed relief. In response to ...

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Navigating the Medicaid Waiver Tracker: Financial Assistance Amidst Ongoing Inflation

Inflation is an economic reality that affects people across all walks of life. As prices of goods and services continue to rise, individuals and families with limited financial resources...

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South Dakota Volunteers: Protecting the Heart of America

When emergencies strike, volunteer firefighters are the ones who rush in. These selfless men and women sacrifice their time and safety to protect lives and property across South Dakota, especially in small, rural town...

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