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by Rebecca Prince

Approximately 66 million people today receive some form of Social Security benefits, including retirement, disability, survivor, and family benefits. (Source: Fast Facts & Figures About Social Security, 2017)  Although most people receiving Social Security are retired, you and your family members may be eligible for benefits at any age, depending on your circumstances.

The holidays are a time full of merry gift-giving and cheer, but once it’s all over and you get that final credit card statement, the wonderment of the holidays is sure to fade into a distant memory. The most important way to avoid over-spending on holiday gifts is to remember to plan ahead. Consider these holiday spending tips during this year's season of giving:

We all know that when the temperature drops, electric bills rise.  Why is this the case?  Below are some of the most common reasons:

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday just days away, no doubt you are receiving all kinds of tempting promotions and deals.  And while the savings are legit, the holidays can also bring more fraud. 

So, who’s headed to the grocery store this weekend? With Thanksgiving less than a week away, it’s time to start stuffing the turkey, “candying” the yams, and adding those weird crunchy things to the green bean casserole.