Social Security: 10 Smart Ways to Get More Benefits

23rd November 2018

Without Social Security benefits, 22 million Americans would be poor — per a report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. About 21% of married elderly beneficiaries and 44% of unmarried ones get fully 90% or more of their income from Social Security, while about 48% of married elderly beneficiaries and 69% of unmarried ones get 50% or more of from it, according to the Social Security Administration. How much…

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AT&T claims completion of a world’s ‘first’ 5G connection. Here’s why it matters to you

23rd November 2018

You’re going to hear a lot of claims about “5G firsts” as the leading telecom companies slug it out to deliver the next generation of wireless. And one just came from AT&T. The company says it has successfully completed the “world’s first millimeter wave” 5G connection over a live network to what will be commercially available  “standards-based” commercial mobile 5G device. Did your eyes just cross? Let’s break this down a bit…

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How to score free food at Chick-fil-A, Burger King and more on Black Friday

23rd November 2018

Don’t shop ’til you drop on Black Friday. Grab a bite to eat and power through those deep discounts with some free (or almost free) grub. Unless you’ve packed a to-go picnic of leftover Thanksgiving meals, chances are you’ll be needing some sustenance while navigating the crowds. Luckily, many of the country’s largest fast food chains will have freebies and discounts all day during one of the busiest shopping days…

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Amazon will start Black Friday a week early this year

23rd November 2018

Beginning last Friday, the world’s largest online retailer started offering discounts that will last through the week, ending on Black Friday (Nov. 23) itself. Some of the deals being offered include 40 percent off select Mattel toys; 40 percent off Adidas apparel; and 25 percent off Amazon Basic items. Other discounts include a brand-new Amazon Echo Dot for $24 and a $100 discount on an Xbox One 5. The e-commerce giant…

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