We pointed out back in March that Trump budget direct Mick Mulvaney displayed an alarming ignorance about Social Security disability benefits during an appearance on the CBS program “Face the Nation.” Now it turns out that there was method to his muttering. In effect, Mulvaney was telegraphing...
Good times: May 2015: "I'm not going to cut Social Security like every other Republican and I'm not going to cut Medicare or Medicaid." Today: "President Trump's first major budget proposal on Tuesday will include massive cuts to Medicaid....Trump's...Show More Summary
Even if your retirement is years away, it's a good idea to periodically check in on your Social Security benefits.
On foot of my earlier post on U.S. household debt, it is worth mentioning another, much-overlooked in the media, fact concerning U.S. real economic debt crisis. This fact is a staggering one, even though it has been published a yearShow More Summary
The Social Security Administration has no idea who’s in your family unless you tell them. That information can affect the benefits you collect. Photo by Siri Stafford/Getty Images. Editor’s Note: Journalist Philip Moeller is here to provide the answers you need on aging and retirement. Show More Summary
West Virginia's Republican-controlled House has adopted alternative legislation to cut state income taxes on military pensions and Social Security benefits and increase the personal exemption for incomes below $100,000. The … Click to Continue »
Earlier this week, the Wall Street Journal previewed the proposed budget the Trump administration is expected to unveil next week. It would simultaneously cut taxes massively and leave Social Security and Medicare untouched while keeping deficits muted and reducing the ratio of federal debt to GDP. Show More Summary
Last week, the Social Security Administration revealed that Noah and Emma were the most popular names for baby boys and girls respectively in 2016. That time when Americans and Germans fought together during World War II Here are the most popular baby names in the US The popularity of the baby name 'Donald' tumbles in 2016 Read more... Show More Summary
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland's Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar has opened up a commanding lead in the race to succeed Enda Kenny as prime minister after securing the publicly declared support of most of his Fine Gael parliamentary party.
Ukraine’s new blocking of popular, Russian-owned social media sites has been met with opposition by human rights groups who consider the move to restrict access to information more in line with authoritarianism than democracy. Kenneth Roth, executive director of Human Rights Watch, compared the...
As Internet security has evolved it has gotten easier to lock your systems down. Many products come out of the box pre-configured to include decent security practices, and most of the popular online services have wised up about encryption and password storage. Show More Summary
Last week, the Social Security Administration revealed that Noah and Emma were the most popular names for baby boys and girls respectively in 2016. Now, the SSA has released the breakdown of the most popular baby names in each state last year. Show More Summary
What's your Instagram handle, Facebook profile, Snapchat username, and social security number? Dude, chill. While it's common to exchange social media accounts with those you've just met, especially with people you'd potentially date, it's nice to keep a little distance until you get to know each other more organically. Show More Summary
Two undocumented immigrant workers are facing deportation after security officials at Travis Air Force Base contacted ICE when the two men could not provide valid Social Security numbers to get through a security check for a construction...Show More Summary
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who built a following among conservatives with his provocative social media presence and strong support of Donald Trump, said Wednesday that he's taken a job as an assistant secretary...Show More Summary
Photo by Jim McGuire/Getty Images Editor’s Note: Journalist Philip Moeller is here to provide the answers you need on aging and retirement. His weekly column, “Ask Phil,” aims to help older Americans and their families by answering their health care and financial questions. Show More Summary
BANGKOK (Reuters) - The Facebook social media site was still available in Thailand on Tuesday after concerns arose that authorities would shut it down if Facebook did not take down content deemed threatening to national security.
Last week, House Freedom Caucus honcho Mark Meadows (R-NC) announced that his group would be following up their Trumpcare win by demanding massive cuts in social services, including possibly Social Security and Medicare. This week, that's...Show More Summary
Post by Jacqueline Burt Cote. Whether you've got a little girl on the way and need some baby-naming inspiration or you're curious about how popular your choice is with other parents, look no further: The Social Security office has just...Show More Summary
Understanding the most important rules can help you to maximize your benefits.