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Social Security announced last week that its annual cost of living adjustment would be a paltry three-tenths of 1 percent in 2017. This small increase is not only unfair to Social Security recipients, but will also trigger an absolute mess with Part B Medicare premiums for the second straight year, writes Making Sen$e columnist Phil Moeller. Show More Summary
Top Senate Democrats want Congress to approve a one-time $581 emergency payment for the more than 65 million retirees, veterans and disabled Americans who receive Social Security payments. $1,355 The … Click to Continue »
Helle C. Dale Security, Middle East Military advances against Islamic State, or ISIS, held territory in Iraq and Syria have produced a welcome byproduct. Military advances against Islamic State, or ISIS, held territory in Iraq and Syria...Show More Summary
Just encountered a woman on Facebook who was screaming that Hillary Clinton plans to privatize Social Security. This particular panic came about because of a headline on an opinion piece in Forbes titled “Clinton Might Be Moving Toward Social Security Privatization” that offered absolutely no evidence of anyone on the Clinton team thinking about SS […]
Donald Trump claimed Tuesday that Hillary Clinton will cut Social Security and Medicare benefits, despite her clear promises not to do so. “We are going to save Social Security,” the Republican presidential nominee told supporters at a campaign rally in Tallahassee, Florida. Show More Summary
Social Security lifted more than 22 million Americans out of poverty in 2015, according to a report released Tuesday. The new analysis from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a liberal think tank, is the annual update of a recurring study using official data on the non-Social Security income of some 60 million beneficiaries of the program. Show More Summary
(AP Photo/Bradley C. Bower, File) Oh the irony. For all the talk about economic insecurity during the presidential campaign, there’s been too little discussionfocused onSocial Security. That’s pretty incredible given that it is the most important financial safety net in American society and plays a role in the fiscal life of [...]
Your social media profiles are constantly at risk of being compromised. Hackers are always looking for vulnerable accounts to steal in order to have direct access to your followers, where they can then attempt to phish for personal information. Being hacked on social media can be a complete nightmare. Show More Summary
Social Security recipients are getting the shaft. The post Shocking News About Social Security was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
Today is October 24, the date in 1931 when the George Washington Bridge, connecting Manhattan with New Jersey over the Hudson River, opened for traffic. Along with the Holland Tunnel, opened four years earlier, they enabled non-ferry vehicular crossing to New York City. Show More Summary
Contrary to popular belief, you do not need a social security number in order to secure a mortgage. You can qualify for a mortgage with an ITIN number as long as you meet the requirements for the loan. This means being able to proveShow More Summary
By Lara Merling and Dean Baker The Peter Peterson-Washington Post deficit hawk gang keep trying to scare us in cutting Social Security and Medicare. If we don't cut these programs now, then at some point in the future we might have to...Show More Summary
Find out how your earnings history is converted into a monthly benefit.
These days my worst nightmare involves Social Security. Having written a book and co-developed software to help people collect Social Security benefits I’ve come to realize just how critically important are the Social Security earnings record histories we accumulated while working. Show More Summary
This article originally appeared on the Motley Fool. The Social Security Administration (SSA) recently announced that the inflation index it uses to determine cost-of-living adjustments (COLA) has increased over the past year. As a result, Social Security and SSI benefits will both automatically increase by 0.3 percent in 2017. Show More Summary
Paul Krugman: Debt, Diversion, Distraction:...So, about that supposed debt crisis... Yes, the population is getting older, which means more spending on Medicare and Social Security. But... quite a few baby boomers are already drawing on those programs; by...
For one, you should view Social Security as an investment, not an income stream.
Anyone who reads this blog undoubtedly knows this already: on Tuesday, the Social Security Administration announced that the annual cost-of-living-adjustment (COLA) for 2017 will be.3%. That's right, three-tenths of one percent. If you apply that to the average Social...