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Social Security benefits will go up in 2019. Find out now how big your check will be

Social Security benefits will go up in 2019. Find out now how big your check will be

Finance
If you're like other retirees, you're eager to see just how big your Social Security check will be next year. The Social Security Administration has released its cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, notices online. To find out what your payment will be, log on to your My Social Security account. Your cost-of-living adjustment will be found in the message center. Be warned: It may take more than one try in order to access your notice. More from Fixed Income Strategies:Investors avoid emerging m...
Stormzy to headline Glastonbury Festival 2019

Stormzy to headline Glastonbury Festival 2019

Entertainment
Stormzy will be Glastonbury's first grime headliner, with a Pyramid Stage slot confirmed for 2019. The news first broke via a poster in an Oxfam shop in Streatham - close to the star's childhood home - and one in Glastonbury.Stormzy confirmed the news via a post on Instagram. He headlined this summer's Wireless Festival and has played Glastonbury festival twice before in the Sonic Tent in 2016 and the Other Stage in 2017. Last year marked a big breakthrough for UK grime when Boy Better Know headlined the Worthy Farm event's Other Stage. Stormzy played earlier in the day on the Other Stage and performed a thrilling set, which will undoubtedly have persuaded organisers Michael and Emily Eavis to book him for the main stage.Watched ...
BAE to complete Hawk Mk127 upgrades for Australia in 2019

BAE to complete Hawk Mk127 upgrades for Australia in 2019

Business
Oct. 26 (UPI) -- BAE Systems Australia's project to upgrade the entire fleet of Hawk Mk127 aircraft for the Royal Australian Air Force is nearly complete. Upgrade of the final Mk127 will deliver in 2019, capping the country's Lead-In Fighter Capability Assurance Program, a key component to RAAF's fast-jet training. The upgrade includes new full mission simulators and more Air Combat Maneuvering Instrumentation, pods, which record the in-flight information for the Mk127. RAAF has began using the Hawk aircraft that have been upgraded for training The Australian Hawk Mk127 fleet has helped the fast-jet training system since 2001, enabling the RAAF to train aircrew for combat aircraft such as F/A-18 A/B Classic Hornets, F/A-18F Super Hornets and EA-18G Growlers. The upgraded Hawk aircraft ena...
How to make the most of Social Security's 2.8% cost-of-living adjustment for 2019

How to make the most of Social Security's 2.8% cost-of-living adjustment for 2019

Finance
The Social Security Administration has announced that the cost-of-living adjustment to benefits will be 2.8 percent next year. That is the biggest increase since 2012, when beneficiaries saw a 3.6 percent increase. But before you celebrate, there are some things you need to keep in mind. The average Social Security benefit in 2018 is $ 1,422. With the cost-of-living adjustment, that will be $ 1,461 per month in 2019. That extra $ 39 per month will amount to $ 468 per year, or $ 936 per year f...
Ujjivan begins succession plan, Samit Ghosh to retire in Nov 2019

Ujjivan begins succession plan, Samit Ghosh to retire in Nov 2019

Finance
KOLKATA: Ujjivan Small Finance Bank has begun its succession planning because its founder-cum-chief executive Samit Ghosh is scheduled to retire in November next year. The bank has shortlisted half a dozen candidates for the CEO’s position and is planning to submit a list of three candidates to the Reserve Bank of India by December for its approval. Succession planning, or the absence of it, has been a weak spot in Indian banking, and there are no dearth of examples with the government-owned banks leading the pack. The delicate issue of succession has been highlighted in case of Axis Bank, ICICI Bank and Yes Bank as their chiefs have exited, or are on their way out. “We would like to appoint the new CEO in such a way that there should not be more than six months of overlap,&rdq...