Dean Baker has posted on this more completely and effectively than I shall do here (and his url is so long on this one, I shall not link directly, sorry), but I simply want to throw in my two cents completely supporting him on this.Show More Summary
Social Security isn't the easiest program to understand -- but we're going to change that today by simplifying the retired worker benefit for everyone.
Even the Social Security Administration admits the program won't be enough to cover a comfortable retirement.
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According to the latest estimates, the main Social Security trust fund will be insolvent by 2034.
More retired Americans are getting rid of their homes and traveling, with 360,000 of them receiving Social Security benefits at foreign addresses.
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The alleged video of David Lucado cheating on Britney Spears is very real, but you'll never see it, because her father Jamie Spears purchased the thing. Spears confirmed she was available again yesterday with a brief social media declaration...Show More Summary
“I Need You” Michelle Obama sent out this email to supporters today warning them that Republicans are coming fro your Social Security and Medicare. “I need you” Jim — This election boils down to three simple questions: I don’t want … Continue reading ?
Without changes in the law, health care, Social Security, and interest on the debt will eat up 85 percent of all new federal government spending over the next 10 years, according to the latest estimates by the Congressional Budget Office. Show More Summary
By ColoradoWealthManagementFund: Social Security benefits are of grave importance to the millions of people seeking retirement each year. I came across a great article recently, and it got me thinking about some of the projections that would be useful for those retirees. Show More Summary
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Joseph Esposito, 70, is set to serve as little as 1 1/2 years behind bars after copping to grand larceny Wednesday in Manhattan Supreme Court.
Here's how much the debate on Social Security is changing—in the middle of a political ad against Sen. Kay Hagan, Karl Rove's Crossroads group says that balancing the budget with Medicare and Social Security cuts is wrong. Again, this is pretty typical of Republican attacks in the last several election cycles. Show More Summary
James is in a sticky situation. He and his wife cosigned for their daughter's $90,000 private student loan. Now their daughter is having trouble repaying the debt.
Karl Rove, new convert to Democrats' plan to strengthen Social Security. In what has become a biennial sport, Karl Rove's Crossroads is running attack ads from the left against Democrats on Medicare and Social Security. Every two years...Show More Summary
By Robert Allan Schwartz: Every year, more than 2 million people turn 62. Many of those people will wonder, "When should I start receiving Social Security benefits?" The earliest age of eligibility is 62. The benefit increases each year you delay starting, until age 70, after which point there is no additional increase. Show More Summary
L.E.MORMILE //Shutterstock Where'd all the money go, Chris Christie? Every so often, Republicans bring up the idea of privatizing Social Security, of "investing" that money into Wall Street as a way to strengthen the economy. The idea was shot down when George W. Show More Summary