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WASHINGTON | Uptick in Social Security checks for 2019 as inflation rises

WASHINGTON  — Tens of millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees will get a 2.8 percent increase in benefits next year as inflation edges higher. For the average retired worker, it amounts to $39 a month. After a period of low inflation, the increase for 2019 is the highest in 7 years. The cost-of-living … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Uptick in Social Security checks for 2019 as inflation rises