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3 hrs ago | KCRG

Fact Check: Attack Ad on Ernst and Social Security

With a recent NBC/Marist poll showing Democrat Bruce Braley and Republican Joni Ernst is a 43%-43% deadlock for the open U.S. Senate seat in Iowa, more and more attack ads are flowing into the state.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Red Oak, IA

7 hrs ago | ABC News

Child Tax Credit: Who Gets It?

The House passed a bill Friday that would gradually increase the child tax credit and make it available to higher income parents.

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Related Topix: Tax, Personal Finance

11 hrs ago | Forbes.com

How Your Lifetime Social Security Benefits Could Be Higher

Ted and Martha Jones know, unfortunately, all too much about disability. Ted became disabled at 45 due to a traffic accident.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Business News

15 hrs ago | The News Tribune

House votes to limit tax credit for immigrants

However, millions of low-income families would lose the $1,000-a-child credit in 2018, when enhancements championed by President Barack Obama are set to expire.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Personal Finance, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tax

18 hrs ago | The Hill

Social Security Disability Insurance's effect on labor force participation

The labor force participation rate for the prime working-age population - those between 25 and 54 years old - has been declining in the U.S. since 1997.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

22 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

Helping others: UNLV senior launches group for undocumented students

UNLV student Greysel Sousa responds to a question during an interview at the UNLV student union Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Personal Finance, World News, Mexico

Thu Jul 24, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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