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3 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

NY21 Republican candidate Elise Stefanik answers questions about Social Security

A day after walking away from reporters' questions in Glens Falls, Republican and Conservative Party congressional candidate Elise M. Stefanik provided more details about her proposals for Social Security during a news conference in the city.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Retirement, Medicare, Health, Barack Obama

5 hrs ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

Retirees set to protest Heck's Social Security stance, Medicare in Henderson

A group of retirees is planning to protest Congressman Joe Heck's stance on Social Security and Medicare outside of a private event he's set to attend in Henderson.


Related Topix: Medicare, Personal Finance, Health

6 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

Orlando woman accused of making fake checks

Investigators said they found Social Security cards, tax documents, bank cards in different people's names and check-making materials during a search of the condo Banks was staying in.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

10 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Karl Rove exposes how to make Republicans run scared on Social Security, Medicare

Here's how much the debate on Social Security is changing-in the middle of a political ad against Sen. Kay Hagan, Karl Rove's Crossroads group says that balancing the budget with Medicare and Social Security cuts is wrong.


Related Topix: US News, Personal Finance, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Karl Rove

12 hrs ago | Salon

6 numbers that tell you everything you need to know about America's busted priorities

Americans constantly hear about the threat of "entitlements," which in the case of Social Security and Medicare are more properly defined as "earned benefits."


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Medicare, Health

17 hrs ago | KXVO

Cheap car insurance for college students

If you're of college age - or have a college-age student in the family - you probably know it's a terrible time to buy auto insurance.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

21 hrs ago | National Review Online

Victor Davis Hanson: The Madness of 2008

Certainly, no recent president has failed on so many fronts - honesty, transparency, truthfulness, the economy, foreign policy, the duties of the commander-in-chief, executive responsibilities, and spiritual leadership.


Related Topix: Wedding, Personal Finance, Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Yesterday | Washington Times

Republicans differ on keeping parts of health law

Republicans competing for a chance to take on U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen all want to repeal the federal health care overhaul law, though some would keep elements of it in place.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Health Insurance, Personal Finance

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Alternative Press

Social Security and You at Scotch Plains Public Library

On Thursday, September 4 at 7 pm, financial advisor Daniel Rodgers will discuss strategies for maximizing your Social Security benefits as part of an overall retirement income plan.


Related Topix: Scotch Plains, NJ, Personal Finance

Daily Kos

IA-Sen: Bruce Braley (D) Slams Joni Ernst (R) For Wanting To Eliminate The Department Of Education

Bruce Braley is using a series of visits to college campus this week to draw a contrast between himself and U.S. Senate opponent Joni Ernst on higher education access and affordability.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, University of Northern Iowa

Neepawa Press

Fewer hearings held by new social security tribunal; dismissal rate high

In its first year of existence, the federal government's new social security tribunal concluded just 461 hearings on appeals from people denied Canada Pension Plan disability and old-age security benefits - and most of those appeals were dismissed.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

The Washington Post

Bleeding heart liberal Karl Rove attacks Senate Dems from the left

The other day, I noted that Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS is up with a new ad that slices and dices Dem Senator Mark Pryor's quotes to create the impression he supports raising the Social Security retirement age in ways that should frighten today's seniors.


Related Topix: Karl Rove, US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Personal Finance, Medicare, Health, Senator Kay Hagan

Center for American Progress

A Win-Win for an All-In Nation

Social Security is the bedrock of American families' economic security, offering them a guarantee of a basic universal retirement income as long as they live.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, US News, Liberal Political News

Sofia News Agency

BICA Says Hike in Social Contributions Will Benefit Grey Economy

A potential sharp increase in social security contributions will push even more firms into the grey economy, the Association of Industrial Capital in Bulgaria has said.


Sun Aug 24, 2014

Social Security Q&A: After I Remarry, Can I Still File a Claim Based on My Ex's Record?

I am a professor of economics at Boston University, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, a contributor to Bloomberg, the FT, the Economist, Forbes, and other media and President of Economic Security Planning, Inc. -- a company that markets personal financial ... (more)


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Services

BrothersJudd Blog

Saving Social Security:

A Simple Tax Reform Can Help Families and Promote Economic Growth Canada's TFSAs are like Roth IRAs--but supercharged.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Mutual Funds, Financial Markets, IRA

The Fresno Bee

Action Line: Beware scammers claiming to be IRS agents

From a reader: I received a call from the IRS. The caller told me I owed $1,478.42 in taxes and that I need to pay right now.


Related Topix: Tax, Personal Finance

4.5 million patient names, birth dates, social security numbers stolen in massive hack attack

In the latest breach of privacy and Internet security, a cyber attack originating in China hacked into the computers of Community Health Systems Inc., one of the largest U.S. hospital groups, resulting in the theft of Social Security numbers and other personal information of 4.5 million patients.


Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Personal Finance, Medicine, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Reuters

The Motley Fool

Hacking Hospitals: The Present and Future Threat to Your Data

Privacy advocates are up in arms about the latest data breach, in which hackers walked away with 4.5 million patient records after breaking into servers at Community Health Systems , a national hospital operator that recently acquired competitor Health Management Associates .


Related Topix: Community Medical Center, Medicine, Community General Hospital, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Quorum, Healthcare Industry, Mercy Health System, Personal Finance

The Daily Breeze

DWP customers stunned by new wave of huge bills

For months, her utility bill seemed low. But Rose Hogue, 67, thought it was because she was spending more time away from her San Pedro home.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Medicine, Arthritis, Health, Personal Finance