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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.


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

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Six years ago the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims.


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

3 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Payne County, OK, Personal Finance

6 hrs ago | 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.


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

9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Making corporate tax dodgers patriotic

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


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

11 hrs ago | 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.


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

15 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Personal Finance

19 hrs ago |

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.


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.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

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.


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


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.


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

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".


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

Social Security Disability Taxation - Curious And Confusing According to Tax Court

The treatment of social security disability payments is probably one of the more unfair aspects of the Internal Revenue Code.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Tax, Financial Services

Barry And District News: CABINET: Councillor Chris Elmore

LABOUR candidate for the Vale of Glamorgan Chris Elmore has slammed the Tory-led UK Government for its incompetence in rolling out the flagship Universal Credit scheme which has cost the taxpayer over A 600m without even being put into operation.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales, Personal Finance

ABC News

How Much Will You Need to Retire?

The stereotype for retirement is people spending their time fishing, gardening, horseback riding or playing golf - and not doing much else.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

Mon Jul 21, 2014


DSCC going up on Iowa airwaves

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee will launch a half-million-dollar television-ad campaign in Iowa on Tuesday against GOP nominee Joni Ernst, hitting her on entitlements.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Iowa, TV Advertising, Personal Finance

Gilmer Mirror

AMAC: government admits that we're running out of Social Security funds faster than expected

There was pretty scary news this week for people expecting to receive Social Security checks in less than 16 years from now: the Trust Fund won't have the funds to make payouts starting in 2030, according to the Congressional Budget Office.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law


Elizabeth Warren Says The U.S. Can 'Save Social Security' By Passing Immigration Reform

"I believe in that America; I will fight for that America," Sen. Elizabeth Warren fervently cried at the National Council of La Raza's Annual Convention here on Sunday.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage


Social Security: Baby Boomers should beware

If you love a cheap meal, we may have some bad news for you. Wholesale prices on a bunch of your favorite food products have seen sharp increases this year.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Lakeville, MA


Microsoft to tighten up use of outside contractors and consultants

It's not only Microsoft salaried employees who have to worry about their jobs. Contractors and consultants also face new restrictions, according to a Geekwire report.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Personal Finance