As Thanksgiving rolls around this year marking the beginning of the holiday season, we are able to pause and reflect on all
The Joint Committee on Taxation, Congressional Budget Office, and Tax Policy Center agree that, without significant changes, the House-passed tax bill (the Tax Cuts...
Last week dozens of well known technologists sent a letter to Homeland Security arguing that Immigration & Customs Enforcement's (ICE) plans to use technology for "extreme vetting" is a really, really dumb idea. According to its Statement...Show More Summary
I'll be donating my retirement benefits to charity, but that won't save us from oncoming disaster that our elected officials choose to ignore.
Dear Liz: I hear so much talk about waiting to collect Social Security. What are good reasons to start collecting Social Security at age 62? I recently retired from the military with a monthly retirement of $4,400. I plan to work a civilian job until I'm 62 (eight more years). I'm in fairly good...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Many Medicare beneficiaries will pay higher monthly premiums next year for outpatient coverage, an expense that will eat away at an increase in their Social Security checks, the government announced late Friday afternoon.
It’s nothing out of the ordinary to hear that users had their accounts tampered with. As a precaution, you might decide to enable security measures such as the two-factor authentication social networks have to offer. Since every social network has their own design, you might not be able to find this security as easily. Show More Summary
The increase in Social Security benefits will go toward paying the Part B premium.
Mexican authorities have seized more than 800 pounds (371 kilograms) of cocaine being transported toward the U.S. border inside a truck bearing the markings of the country's Social Security Institute. … Click to Continue »
A roundup of news that caught my eye today.
Reductions in Social Security benefits are extremely unpopular across the political spectrum. The program enjoys enormous support among both Democrats and Republicans and people are far more likely to say that benefits should be raised than cut. Show More Summary
Republicans' trillion dollar tax cut is being paid for by cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid and even some Republicans don’t know that. Bush...
Having your Social Security number or card stolen isn’t quite like getting your bank account information taken — though granted, both are stressful experiences.
Social gaming platform developer FlowPlay Inc. today announced a partnership with Walt Disney Co.-incubated blockchain Dragonchain Inc. with the intent to build secure blockchain-based monetization for casual and social games. Dragonchain...Show More Summary
LATE-STAGE SOCIALISM: Zimbabwe’s army said it has Robert Mugabe and his wife in custody. “Their security is guaranteed,” Major General Sibusiso Moyo said Wednesday in an address after military forces took control of the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC). “We wish to make it abundantly clear that this is not a military takeover,” he added in […]
Turkish security outlets on social media have recently been posting numerous photographs of Turkey’s law enforcement special operations, the PÖH armed with Sig Sauer 516 Patrol rifles or variants thereof. At TFB we’ve been slowly following the New Hampshire based Sig Sauer in exporting rifles to various LE and Military agencies overseas. Show More Summary
Here are a few tips for boosting your benefits and ensuring a healthier income stream in retirement.
Eyeing more secure alternatives to Social Security numbers, lawmakers in the U.S. are looking abroad. Today, the Senate Commerce Committee questioned former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, Verizon chief privacy officer Karen Zacharia and both the current and former CEOs of Equifax on how to protect consumers against major data breaches. Show More Summary
If politicians truly wish to support veterans, they should protect and expand the government programs that serve them.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Britain's top internal security official is pressing social media companies to devise automatic systems to spot and block violent militant messaging before it is posted on their networks.