Social Security changes for 2014

  Social Security beneficiaries will receive a 1.5 percent COLA increase for 2014 beginning with the December 2013 benefits which are payable in January. In 1973, Congress legislated cost of living increases to help benefits keep pace with inflation. COLAs are based on increases in the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and clerical…

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Looking for happiness

  We’re just slightly more than a week off from wishing nearly everyone in the world Happy New Year. But, have you ever wondered why? Why is it important to have a Happy New Year or a Happy Birthday? In a country whose very foundation is built around a few simple ideals the most important…

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