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Social Security Increase for 2023

The Social Security Administration (SSA) announced on Thursday, October 13, 2022, that it will be increasing Social Security (SS) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits by 8.7 percent in 2023. This is the highest increase in 41 years. This cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin for more than 65 million SS beneficiaries in January 2023 and for more than 7 million SSI beneficiaries, on December 30, 2022. Some people receive both Social Security and SSI benefits.

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BFG in the News: Nick answers readers’ questions about Social Security Benefits

Nicholas Scheibner, CFP®, is quoted on the topic of Social Security benefits, answering readers’ questions on NJMoneyHelp.com by Karin Price Mueller. “I never paid into Social Security. Can I get benefits anyway?”, originally published on May 2, 2022. “If I file for Social Security first, can I still get spousal benefits?”, originally published on June 13, 2022.

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CARES Act: Unemployment Benefits

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides additional unemployment insurance benefits for workers impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic. Coverage has now been extended to cover more workers such as self-employed and independent contractors. For the next four months, eligible unemployed workers will receive an additional $600 per week, above and beyond the standard benefits. According to the U.S. Department of Labor:

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