These 3 things could permanently lower your Social Security benefits

16th August 2019

Social Security is a significant source of income for millions of retirees, with nearly half of single beneficiaries and roughly one in five married couples depending on their benefits for at least 90% of their income, according to the Social Security Administration. Relying too much on Social Security benefits in retirement isn’t ideal. The average check comes out to just $1,461 per month, according to the SSA. But if your…

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Google Finds 316,000 Accounts Using Logins From Past Breaches

16th August 2019

New research from Google has found that “security conscious” consumers are avoiding easily guessable passwords and using unique ones for their web logins. Nevertheless, there are still hundreds of thousands of accounts out there using login credentials that have been exposed in past data breaches. Google’s findings are based on a free Chrome extension it released in February called Password Checkup, which will alert you when your password choices are…

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