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Social Security increase is a boon for value retailers like Dollar General

The 2.8% Social Security increase announced this week is good news for v.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 12th, 2018

Retailers face a choice: Stop selling semiautomatic weapons or lose access to a tech giant’s software

The change in policy by Salesforce shows how a company that is mostly unknown to the general public is trying to influence what U.S. retailers sell and alter the dynamics of a charged social issue......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 30th, 2019

Dollar General Shares Rise On Q1 Earnings Beat

Discount retailer Dollar General (NYSE: DG) reported quarterly earnings of $1.48 per share, which beat the analyst consensus estimate of $1.39. This is a 8.82 percent increase over earnings of $1.36 per share from the same period last year. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 30th, 2019

A Social Security Dollar Doesn"t Go as Far as It Used To -- Here"s Why

The purchasing power of Social Security dollars has fallen by 33% since 2000......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 26th, 2019

7 Social Security facts that might boost your benefits

Understanding the program’s finer points might help increase your retirement income......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 24th, 2018

The Ratings Game: Walmart takes on dollar stores with lower prices

Walmart appears to be translating tax savings into price cuts to gain market share, triggering a downgrade of so-called value retailers like Big Lots, Dollar General and Dollar Tree......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2018

Medicare Part B premiums devouring many retirees" Social Security increase

More than 40 percent of recipients say their 2 percent cost-of-living increase is being entirely consumed (or close to it) by higher monthly costs of Medicare Part B......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 24th, 2018

Medicare devouring many retirees" Social Security increase

More than 40 percent of recipients say their 2 percent cost-of-living increase is being entirely consumed (or close to it) by higher monthly costs of Medicare Part B......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 24th, 2018

Dollar-Store Chains Dented by Cool Weather, Rising Costs

Dollar Tree and Dollar General shares had one of their worst days in years as the discount retailers blamed a cold start to spring for lower-than-expected sales, as well as higher freight and wage costs......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 31st, 2018

MIB: “Dollar” as the Greatest Price Point God Ever Created

Cal Turner Jr., retired CEO of Dollar General, likes to explain how his father came up with the concept of “Dollar Pricing.” The “City boys” in Louisville and Nashville retailers would run monthl.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureJun 12th, 2018

Social Security ran a $44 billion surplus in 2017. Why is it in trouble?

Despite a big surplus and multitrillion-dollar reserve balance, Social Security isn't in good shape......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2018

Social Security: 5 Smart Ways to Get More Benefits

One of them could mean a 30% increase in benefits -- or more......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 6th, 2018

Why didn't many retirees see a Social Security increase? - Fox Business

Fox BusinessWhy didn't many retirees see a Social Security increase?Fox BusinessThe Social Security A.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJul 6th, 2018

5 smart ways to get more Social Security benefits

One of them could mean a 30% increase in benefits -- or more......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 6th, 2018

Social Security: 5 smart ways to maximize your potential benefits

Social Security benefits are earned throughout your working life, but unfortunately many people don't realize there are ways to increase .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 14th, 2018

3 ways to boost your Social Security benefits in your 60s

It's not too late to increase your take-home from America's most important social program......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 2nd, 2018

3 ways to boost your Social Security benefits in your 60s

It's not too late to increase your .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayAug 3rd, 2018

Social Security should hit this trillion-dollar milestone in 2019

This isn't a benchmark you'll want to celebrate......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 20th, 2018

5 Social Security Tips for 2018 -- and Beyond

Learn a little more about Social Security, and you could increase the size of the checks you receive in retirement......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 8th, 2018

How much you must earn to max out your Social Security benefit

You don’t need to have a million-dollar salary to get the highest possible Social Security benefit......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 11th, 2018

The Story Behind the Craziest Social Security COLA Increase in History

Despite its flaws, this will make you appreciate the CPI-W......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 17th, 2018