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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...
Washington Redskins reportedly ink backup QB Colt McCoy through 2019

Washington Redskins reportedly ink backup QB Colt McCoy through 2019

Sports
Washington Redskins backup quarterback Colt McCoy signed a contract extension on Thursday that will keep him with the team through the 2019 season. The NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported that the contract is worth "up to $ 7 million" with "void and buyback provisions" that would allow the team or McCoy to walk away from the deal with little to no risk. McCoy has been the Redskins' backup quarterback since 2014. For his career, McCoy has a 60.3 completion percentage with 5,586 yards, 25 touchdowns, 23 interceptions and a 78.9 quarterback rating. He was drafted in 2010 by the Cleveland Browns, where he played three seasons before playing one season for the San Francisco 49ers prior to joining the Redskins. Let's block ads! (Why?) Sports News - UPI.com
Season 2 of 'Fleabag' to air on BBC, Amazon in 2019

Season 2 of 'Fleabag' to air on BBC, Amazon in 2019

Entertainment
Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Season 2 of the London-set comedy series Fleabag is to debut on Amazon and the BBC in 2019.Show creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge is to return as writer and star."The first season of Fleabag introduced audiences to the brilliant and rebellious voice of Phoebe Waller-Bridge," Joe Lewis, head of comedy, drama and virtual reality at Amazon Studios, said in a statement. "She's one of the best and most dynamic show-runners in TV today and we're so excited to bring a new season of the smart and hilarious Fleabag to customers soon.""I asked myself if Fleabag has more to say and frankly she hasn't shut up since," added Waller-Bridge. "Series 2 will be a whole new adventure and I'm beyond thrilled to be coming back."Waller-Bridge will also soon be seen in the upcoming, untitled Han Solo...
2019 Rugby World Cup: Fiji qualify with victory over Tonga

2019 Rugby World Cup: Fiji qualify with victory over Tonga

Sports
Fiji players celebrateSaturday, July 8, 2017Fiji have secured their spot at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.Saturday's 14-10 victory over Tonga in Nuku'alofa, thanks to Leone Nakarawa's try and three Ben Volavola penalties, saw Fiji confirmed as the top Oceania qualifier and they will now join Australia, Wales and Georgia in Group D at Japan 2019.The last remaining spot in the group will be taken by the winner of the Americas 2 qualifier, which will be either Canada or Uruguay.Let's block ads! (Why?)