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3 hrs ago | Inter Press Service

Social Protection Needed to Reduce Africa's Inequalities

David, 14, transports gallons of palm oil for his father in Penja, in Cameroon's Littoral region.

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Related Topix: Pension, World News, Cameroon

7 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Paul Ryan's New Upward Mobility Plan

Reducing poverty is one thing-giving people money will do that. Increasing mobility is another.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Personal Finance

11 hrs ago | Government Executive

How to Get the Most from Your Social Security Benefit

Last week we explored the benefits and disadvantages of purchasing an annuity using the proceeds of your Thrift Savings Plan .

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Boston College

16 hrs ago | The Economist

Lexington: Dreamy footsoldiers of the Left

ELECTION fever grips the American Left. A mood of scrappy, let-us-at-'em impatience unites such gatherings as Netroots Nation, an annual shindig which this year drew thousands of activists, organisers, bloggers and candidates to Detroit from July 17th-19th.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Massachusetts, Personal Finance, Hillary Clinton

20 hrs ago | ClickOnDetroit

Save yourself from summer identity theft

During the summer you would like to focus on rest and relaxation, but you can't let your guard down when it comes to identity theft.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

Yesterday | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Social Security's $300M IT project doesn't work

A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in the U.S. For years, gay rights activists in Colorado repeatedly said it would only be a matter of time before they would be allowed to marry.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Death Penalty, US News

Yesterday | KTEN-TV Denison

Social Security's $300M IT project doesn't work

A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in the U.S. A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Gay/Lesbian, Death Penalty

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Bajan Reporter

Labour Minister Lauds Competency-Based Training Fund (CBTF) Initiative

Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo , has lauded the Skills For The Future Programme which encompasses the Competency-Based Training Fund .

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

4029TV.com

Fake applicants got Affordable Care Act subsidies

Nearly a dozen fake applicants were able to obtain coverage subsidies under the Affordable Care Act during undercover testing of enrollment controls, a government watchdog said.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health

Athens Banner-Herald

Social Security spent $300M on 'IT boondoggle'

Six years ago the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, McKinsey, Consulting, McKinsey & Company, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Representative Jim Jordan, Representative James Lankford

News9 Oklahoma City

Payne County Treasurer Accused Of Dumping Sensitive Documents Into Dumpster

A county treasurer is accused of dumping documents with sensitive personal information into a dumpster.

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Related Topix: Payne County, OK, Personal Finance

Business Insurance

Pleading the Fifth on immigration status no bar to workers comp benefits in Pa.

A Pennsylvania employer should not have stopped payment of workers compensation benefits to an employee who declined to testify about his immigration status during a hearing, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled.

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Related Topix: Kennett Square, PA, Chester County, PA, Personal Finance

The Washington Post

Making corporate tax dodgers patriotic

Corporate America's latest public relations disaster comes under the banner of " tax inversion ."

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Personal Finance, Opinion

Washington Blade

Takano introduces Social Security fix for gay couples

A gay California Democrat introduced in the U.S. House on Wednesday legislation that would ensure married gay couples would be able to receive Social Security benefits wherever they live in the United States.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barbara Lee, Adam Schiff, Democrat, Xavier Becerra, Jim McDermott, Brian Higgins

CNN

Nanotechnology and the Mexico Social Security Administration

Nanotechnology has its place in green buildings and there is much skepticism when anyone talks about 'liquid insulation' as it sounds both unbelievable and like no technology out there today.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Personal Finance

Tri-cityherald.com

Letter: What women want

Polls show 95 percent of women want a minimum wage increase, and 90 percent of us want Congress to vote for equal pay for equal work.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Medicaid, Personal Finance

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Deciding When To Collect Social Security

The question they all face is when to draw their Social Security benefits. One local financial advisor says most people he works with are at risk of leaving $50,000 to $100,000 in unclaimed benefits by not taking their Social Security at the right time.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

Sunherald.com

Undercover probe finds health law failings

The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office says its undercover investigators were able to get subsidized health care under fake names in 11 out of 18 attempts.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Personal Finance

CEPR

Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid, Yet Again: Review of Dead Men Ruling

Gene Steuerle is not a standard right-winger who believes that a dollar in the pocket of a middle class or poor person is a dollar that could be in the pockets of the rich.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Medicaid, Health, Family, Kids, Opinion, US News, Liberal Political News

Bradenton.com

How to avoid living longer than your money

A big concern for many retirees or soon-to-be retirees is, "What if I outlive my money?" If you have some retirement savings, you may be able to cover your needs for a number of years, but what if you live longer than you expected to live? One way to protect yourself from outlasting your savings is to purchase "longevity insurance".

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, 401K, Pension

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