Social security won’t increase for second year in a row

by Staff | October 18th, 2010

October 18, 2010

Seniors across the country are facing tight financial pinches.

The Social Security Administration has announced that, for the second year in a row, they will not increase the Social Security benefit payment, according to

About 12 percent more residents 65 and older are receiving food stamps now more than a year ago in Oklahoma.

For more than 24.4 percent of Oklahomans, Social Security makes up 90 percent of their family income. About 42,000 seniors get Social Security benefits averaging $1,203 a month in Oklahoma.

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Do you think it’s fair to seniors that their Social Security benefit amount isn’t increasing for the second year in a row to help with the cost of living increase? What do you think should be done to help seniors who are on Social Security?

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