Starting last summer, we noted that the Department of Homeland Security had quietly tested the waters to expand the information it requested of travelers entering the United States, to "optionally" include social media handles. By December it was officially in place. Show More Summary
The United States Social Security system is fundamentally flawed. Republicans have been advocating for reform for a long time, but Democrats routinely fight those efforts. But will this news be
Submitted by Dennis Miller via MillerOnTheMoney.com, In 1935 the government passed Social Security into law setting up a government managed retirement plan for the majority of US workers. To fund the plan, they passed the Federal Insurance Contribution Act (FICA). Show More Summary
Texas Social Security Administration Judge Gary Suttles has filed a lawsuit against his superiors for creating a "religiously hostile environment" and violating his First Amendment rights... all for making him watch a mandatory video about LGBT diversity.
Consider waiting as long as possible to claim Social Security.
Phishing attacks are the biggest threat to your security, but they're not limited to your inbox. Cybercriminals will also use the same social engineering techniques to attack you while you browse the web.
The Washington Post reports: Citing his First Amendment rights and religious protections under the Civil Rights Act, a Social Security Administration judge in Texas who refused to watch an LGBT diversity training video is suing his superiors...Show More Summary
The South African government says it is concerned about inflammatory remarks on social media following recent attacks on foreign immigrants. Security officials said Wednesday that threatening posts, made by South … Click to Continue...
A huge coalition of human rights groups, trade groups, civil liberties groups, and individual legal, technical and security experts have signed an open letter to the Department of Homeland Security in reaction to Secretary John Kelly's...Show More Summary
As the life expectancy of Americans continues to rise, it has created a unique problem for those nearing retirement age: How do you fund a retirement that will last longer? Social Security has long been one of the most popular sources of money for the latter years of life. Show More Summary
You can influence your eventual payout from this safe, dull old-age safety net to a surprising degree by making some adjustments and changes in your planning. The time to get started pumping up your Social Security checks is now, even if you've got decades to go before retirement. Show More Summary
WarIsBoring Security, Mispronouncing a single word may have cost thousands their lives. In 1937, social and economic tensions within the Dominican Republic were redirected at its neighbor to the west, Haiti. Events quickly escalated...Show More Summary
During the Munich Security Conference last weekend, some expressed concern that climate change risks could escalate social conflicts around the globe.
Many working Americans jump at the chance to retire early. It's estimated that nearly half of the U.S. population stops working by age 63, and because you can file for Social Security beginning at age 62, some folks call it quits right then and there. Show More Summary
Social Security is, for many Americans, a financial lifeline that keeps them safely above the poverty line during retirement and allows them to pay their bills during their golden years. According to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, if Social Security didn't exist, an estimated 40.5% of seniors would be living in poverty. Show More Summary
Bill Gates wonders if we should tax robots who take jobs from people:"Right now, the human worker who does, say, $50,000 worth of work in a factory, that income is taxed and you get income tax, social security tax, all those things.Show More Summary
On the day that millionaires got a pass from paying Social Security taxes, they also got a special gift from the Republican Senate: Mick Mulvaney’s confirmation as head of the Office of Management and Budget. The Senate has confirmed Donald Trump’s pick for White House Budget Director, Rep. Show More Summary
The Vermont senator offered Thursday an increase in the taxable income threshold to keep the program solvent until 2078.
A Thibodaux man has pleaded guilty to theft of Social Security funds in a case that prosecutors said spanned eight years and cost the government more than $160,000. U.S. Attorney … Click to Continue »
Small fixes will leave the entitlement healthy for years to come.