Ricardo’s Recent Stories
Economy Oct 13Social Security COLA largest in decades as inflation jumps
Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9% boost in benefits for 2022. The biggest cost-of-living adjustment in 39 years follows a burst in inflation as the economy struggles to shake off the drag of the coronavirus pandemic.
Economy Sep 14Federal relief payments insulated families from economic disaster, Census finds
The share of Americans living in poverty rose slightly as the COVID-19 pandemic shook the economy last year, but massive relief payments pumped out by Congress eased hardship for many.
Health Apr 12Signs missed and steps slowed in Trump’s pandemic response
By the time President Donald Trump first spoke publicly about the coronavirus, it may already have been too late.