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    • A nearly yearlong study of the medical records of 154,000 veterans shows an increased risk of memory impairment and other neurological disorders in those who contracted COVID-19 than in those who were never infected. The study, published in September 2022 in the journal Nature Medicine, revealed 7% more persons suffered what some are calling “brain…

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    • Rep. Angie Craig, D-Minnesota has introduced the “You Earned It, You Keep It Act” to repeal federal income taxes on Social Security benefits. Currently Social Security recipients who earn more than $25,000 for an individual or $32,000 for a married couple, filing jointly, are taxed up to 85% of their benefits. Below that threshold benefits…

      3+ weeks ago

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    • Summer 2021 Newsletter STILL STANDING…AND PRACTICING I published the first issue of Social Security & You in Spring of 1993.  Some years I’ve published more issues than others.  The most recent issue was dated Spring 2019: over 2 years ago.  The world was a much different place then.  Especially for me.  Read the full newsletter…

      a year+ ago
    • Spring 2019 Newsletter An Opioid Story I’ve changed his name. Let’s call him Gerald. He was a laborer. And by that I don’t mean that he just did physical work. He was a card-carrying member the Labor’s Union local. And that meant a lot to him. I represented him for Social Security disability and Michigan…

      3+ years ago

    2021 INFLATION COULD LEAD TO LARGE COLA

    Due to the COVID 19 stimulus payments, inflation is up for 2021 which could lead to a larger than normal cost of living adjustment (COLA) for Social Security recipients in 2022.

    The non-partisan Senior Citizens League estimates the increase could be as high as 5.3%, based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer Price Index.

    This would be the highest COLA since 2009 when it was 5.8%. 

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