WASHINGTON — Hospitals, schools and the assembly line at an
airplane factory look like pretty good places to be with a
recession looming and unemployment rising. Construction workers,
real estate agents and auto workers aren't expected to fare as
WASHINGTON — With essentials like food, gasoline and medical
care all rising at a faster clip, an extra $24 a month likely won’t
go very far. But that is the boost the typical retiree will see in
Social Security checks come January.