Social Security Administration defends reason for not increasing benefits

by Staff | October 19th, 2010

The Social Security Administration announced that the cost of living had not risen, with inflammation low because of the slow economy, according to

It’s the reason they’re giving for not increasing social security benefits.

The Social Security Administration said the government won’t let seniors get hit by raising Medicare costs. Sen. Harry Reid, the majority leader and a Nevada Democrat, said he does not agree and that he will try to introduce a bill granting additional funds to Social Security recipients when the Senate reconvenes.

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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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