“I have to get less food,” one shopper said. “So I plan very carefully with my food stamps.”
The program is expected to provide a large benefits increase in 2023. Until then, many on fixed incomes have to tighten their budgets.
Social security and SNAP benefits are adjusted every year for inflation. While that tends to be enough in normal years, it's not enough right now.
Social Security, Medicare prove key to helping two older women in San Francisco remain financially stable.
The Treasury Department last offered a 20-year bond in the 1980s. This spring, it's betting that certain types of investors will want to include them in their portfolios.