11/26/13 09:20 AM
(www.usatoday.com) We're all familiar with Social Security -- with what it is and how it might help us in retirement. But there's still a lot we don't know about it, some of which is important and some simply interesting.
By Associated Press | 11/25/13 08:53 AM
Despite signs that the economy is improving, big store chains like Wal-Mart and Kohl's don't expect Americans to have much holiday shopping cheer unless they see bold, red signs that offer huge discounts.
11/20/13 10:26 AM
(www.salon.com) A new Public Policy Polling/MoveOn.org poll finds voters overwhelmingly disapprove of cutting Social Security
11/18/13 09:29 AM
Even as negotiators struggle to write a final fiscal 2014 budget, one of Congress’ most liberal lawmakers laid out his own vision for what the government’s priorities should be — complete with big jumps in taxes and social spending and cuts at the Pentagon. Sen. Bernard Sanders, Vermont...
11/14/13 10:08 AM
(www.nationaljournal.com) Mark Pryor attacks his Republican challenger over Medicare and Social Security to deflect criticism from the health care law.
11/05/13 10:46 AM
(www.washingtonpost.com) As some Republicans in Congress push to scale back and otherwise reform entitlement programs, a pair of liberal senators are pushing to expand one of the programs — Social Security.
By Matt Sedensky | 11/04/13 10:02 AM
CHICAGO — Raise the age at which you can begin collecting full Social Security benefits? Older Americans say no. They also veto reductions in the cost-of-living increase.
11/04/13 07:52 AM
The U.S. government has a problem with dead people. For one thing, it pays them way too much money. In the past few years, Social Security paid $133 million to beneficiaries who were deceased. The federal employee retirement system paid more than $400 million to retirees who had passed away. And...
11/01/13 09:54 AM
(www.washingtonpost.com) Better to use a term that tells us what’s at stake.
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