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Predictions For 2015: Social Security Disability Benefits Start Running Out

2015 predictions are already a little bit gloomy, but it may even get worse as the year trundles on since it’s believed that social security disability benefits may start running out either in late 2015 or some time in 2016. In a related...Show More Summary

The Illinois Constitution and Pension Impairment

Why are your FICA taxes--Social Security and Medicare--distinct from the rest of your taxes? When Franklin Roosevelt proposed the social security program--which he termed an "old-age pension"--to the Congress, he said that it was necessary that the funding of old-age...

Will Social Security count my big earnings if I lose my job before 66?

Photo by Flickr user Ed Yourdon. Boston University economist Larry Kotlikoff has spent every week, for over two years, answering questions about what is likely your largest financial asset — your Social Security benefits. His SocialShow More Summary

America Finally Stops Letting Nazi War Criminals Collect Social Security

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

Today, President Barack Obama signed the "No Social Security for Nazis Act," into law, which is a law that prevents Nazis from receiving Social Security, which, um, how was this not already a law?

Is Social Security Unfair to Women?

Gender differences can dramatically affect Social Security benefits. Find out what this group of Social Security experts said about making Social Security fair.

How to tell if a shortened link is secure in 2015

If you hang out a lot on social media sites such as Twitter or Facebook, you have encountered countless links that were shortened. What is meant by that is that proxy links tend to get posted on these sites that do nothing but redirect you to the real site when you click on them. Show More Summary

The Biggest Problem With Social Security Isn't Shrinking Reserves -- It's This

A shrinking Social Security Trust Fund rightly has Americans worried about the future of the nation's largest social program. However, there's something else we should be much more concerned about.

Liability roundup

From the Manhattan Institute “Trial Lawyers Inc.” project, “Wheels of Fortune” (PDF), twin report on lawyers’ exploitation of SSDI (Social Security Disability) and ADA cases; Theodore Dalrymple on the flaws of the US litigation system...Show More Summary

What's the Best Age for You to Take Social Security?

If you understand the trade-offs, it gets much easier to make an informed decision based on your circumstances.

How to Maximize Your Social Security Benefits

Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock Deciding when to claim Social Security is one of the most important financial decisions any senior will make. The problem is there are so many variables involved, such as your current financial situation,...Show More Summary

Law firm Binder & Binder files for bankruptcy

Binder & Binder, a Long Island-based national Social Security disability law firm, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Thursday night. The move will allow the firm to reduce institutional debt after... To view the full story, click the title link.

FBI officially names North Korea in Sony hack

The Federal Bureau of Investigation says that North Korea is behind the cyberattack on Sony last month that’s led to the release of stolen emails and social security numbers and the cancellation of The Interview. The FBI formally identified...Show More Summary

Social Security On Track to Go Broke, Says CBO

6 days agoNews : Reason

It's no surprise, given the long years of discussion we've had over the financial illogic of the United States' entitlement programs, but Social Security is on track to pay out a lot less han people expect as its costs soar. The latest...Show More Summary

Binder & Binder Files for Chapter 11

Binder & Binder, one of the largest Social Security disability firms, filed for bankruptcy protection Thursday night.

Solar-powered Heijmans ONE is a portable and affordable rental home for millennials

Heijmans ONE's target demographic comprise the well-educated and single millennials between the ages of 25 and 35, who make too much to qualify for the Netherlands' social housing, but not enough to secure good housing in the free rental sector. Heijmans ONE

Update: Social Security still trying to collect decades-old parental debts

“The Social Security Administration, which announced in April that it would stop trying to collect debts from the children of people who were allegedly overpaid benefits decades ago, has continued to demand such payments and now defends...Show More Summary

U of M President David Rudd Tries Cutting Social Security Payments to Part-Time Workers

As David Rudd continues his assault on the University of Memphis's reputation, legitimacy, and good name, it is clear why the oligarchs used extortionist methods to make sure that more qualified candidates were not selected in favor of Rudd. Show More Summary

With an Intact Family, and Miracles, 'It's a Wonderful Life'

We have long known from the social science research that children raised in an intact family have better physical and mental health and economic security, on average, than children in other family or household structures. But—more miracles?

Sometimes Elders Trouble Me

Every election year, I am puzzled, and troubled too, that “my tribe” - elders – reliably votes in large numbers against its own best interests, electing Republican politicians who, almost to a person, want to cut Social Security and Medicare....

Be Fearless: Let's Strengthen Social Security And Medicare

As 2014 comes to a close, we look ahead to 2015 with great anticipation and a multitude of opportunities to disrupt aging. Next year marks the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid and the Older Americans Act. It also is the 80th anniversary of Social Security. Show More Summary

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