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What Every Retiree Needs to Know About Government Benefits During a Shutdown

February 3, 2018

From the CheatSheet website

While we recently had a three day government shut down, another looms on the horizon next week.

Since 1976, there have been 18 government shutdowns. And because Congress can’t seem to agree on a new funding bill, a 19th government shutdown is upon us. Nearly 800,000 government employees will be forced into furlough, but the looming question for U.S. citizens is how a shutdown will affect them. Furthermore, will retirees and military employees continue to receive their benefits?

Here’s what every retiree needs to know about their Social Security benefits in the event of a government shutdown, as well as what might happen to Medicare, military retiree pay, and other benefits.

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