Most Americans count on and expect 'their' Social Security checks to be there for them when they retire. But the math tells us something else.
The new monthly rates will go into effect on January 1.
Monthly payments make up about 33 percent of income for elderly recipients.
It's not enough to cover all of your expenses in retirement, but it may get you further than you think.
Social Security is sucking wind in more ways than one.
The Social Security Administration announced checks will rise by 2.8 percent in 2019.
Monthly checks are set to rise by 2.8 percent in 2019, but critics say that is not enough to cover increased health care and drug costs.
The cost-of-living adjustment is designed to counteract the effects of inflation.
Retirees could see biggest increase in seven years.
Benefits may finally get a long overdue boost.
FAIR President Dan Stein on a report that 51 percent of immigrant households in America get at least one welfare benefit.
We take a look at what ate away at 2018's COLA adjustment.
Social Security will only be able pay full benefits for recipients through 2034 unless lawmakers take action to address the shortfall.
Although Social Security is expected to dip into its reserves this year, one lawmaker says the program is not broke and can sustain benefit payments over the next ten years.
A majority of Americans don't know how much money they need to save for retirement.
Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Senior Vice President Marc Goldwein on what is needed to save Social Security.
Social Security costs in 2018 will exceed income for the first time in more than three decades.
The social media giant failed in its responsibility to its users, Nigel Jones says.
Social Security has been paying retirement benefits to seniors for nearly eight decades, and its importance to retired workers has seemingly grown with each passing year.
The prospects for a successful retirement look dim compared to other periods in history.