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3 hrs ago | YourErie

Taxpayers Encouraged to Explore "Where's My Refund?" Online

With the April 15 personal income tax deadline behind us and many Pennsylvania taxpayers awaiting refunds, the Revenue Department today reminded taxpayers of the "Where's My Refund?" tool available on the department's website.


Related Topix: Tax, Personal Finance

7 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat

Three charged with Social Security fraud

Lashonda Russell, 38, of Cahokia; Amber Dawn Adams, 33, of Fayetteville; and Tara Star Johndrow, 28, of Belleville were each charged with theft of government funds.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Belleville, IL

12 hrs ago |

Social Security benefit increase pushed by Jeff Merkley; says it isn't election-year politics

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., discusses his proposal for higher cost-of-living increases for Social Security recipients at the Hollywood Senior Center on Thursday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat, Portland, OR, Hollywood (Portland, OR)

16 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Hockey target requires cuts of $300 billion

The Abbott government would have to take $300 billion out of Commonwealth spending over the next ten years in order to achieve its target surplus of 1 per cent of GDP in 2023-24, analysis of figures released by Joe Hockey shows.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance

20 hrs ago | KTUC-AM Tucson

Ex-KKK Leader Was Given a New Identity Years Before Kansas Shooting

Frazier Glenn Cross, the man accused of murder in the shootings of three people outside Jewish facilities in Kansas last week was, for all practical purposes, born at the age of 49. The federal government gave him that name when he was released from prison in 1990, along with a new social security number and a new place to live, not far from the ... (more)


Related Topix: Prison, Personal Finance, Sioux City, IA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

23 hrs ago | Dalton Daily Citizen

Man charged for using fraudulent Social Security card

A man is being held in the Whitfield County Jail on multiple charges for using a fraudulent Social Security card with someone else's Social Security number to land a job at a rug manufacturer in Dalton and for providing false information to receive workers' compensation benefits, according to the Georgia State Board of Workers' Compensation's ... (more)


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Whitfield County, GA, Dalton, GA

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Sunday Herald

Yes vote pension cost warning

PENSION costs in an independent Scotland would rise fivefold within 20 years because of an ageing population and the SNP Government's spending commitments, according to a new analysis paper.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance

The New Zealand Herald

Chinese shoe factory strike runs on

Workers on strike at a Chinese factory owned by the world's largest maker of athletic shoes have rejected management's latest offer in an ongoing labour dispute that is crimping production for brands such as Nike and adidas.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, China, World News

National Review Online

Thomas Piketty Made the Case for Privatizing Social Security

Century has been making waves over the past few weeks for its excellent analysis of the historical evolution of wealth inequality.


Related Topix: Pension

WIBW-TV Topeka

Fort Riley Soldier Pleads Guilty To Social Security False Statement

James Scott Nickerson, 37, Ft. Riley, Kan., pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of making a false official statement to a federal agency.


Related Topix: Fort Riley, KS, US Military, Riley, KS, US Army, Fort Riley, Personal Finance

Social Security At Age 62? Why Delaying Your Benefits May Not Pay Off

The following is a guest post by Scott T. Hanson, CFP, a financial advisor with Hanson McClain Advisors in Sacramento, Calif.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Healthcare Law, Law, Financial Services

Prosecutors await decision on death penalty in Tacony dungeon case

FEDERAL prosecutors in Philadelphia are awaiting a decision by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on whether the government should seek the death penalty for Linda Ann Weston.


Related Topix: Death Penalty, Philadelphia, PA, Personal Finance, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fountain Valley View

Social Security killed this woman, and she's unhappy about it

Two things are absolutely, 100 percent true: Majida Assayed is alive. But the Social Security Administration killed her anyway, at least on paper.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Fountain Valley, CA

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

Police ID body found in Lexington storage unit

Police have identified mummified remains of a man found in a Lexington storage unit and the man's daughter has been charged with stealing his Social Security checks.


Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Personal Finance


Bibi Taylor: Women Face Challenges in Planning for Retirement

Because their careers are often interrupted to care for children or elderly parents, women may spend less time in the workforce and earn less money than men in the same age group.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Pension, Mutual Funds, Financial Markets

CBS Local

Doylestown Woman Accused Of Stealing Social Security Checks Intended For Her Mother

A 65-year-old Doylestown woman has been ordered held for trial after she was accused of stealing social security checks intended for her mother, who died nearly twenty years ago.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Fort Payne City School District Denies Recent Discrimination Allegations by SPLC

The Fort Payne City School District issued a statement Tuesday denying recent allegations of discrimination made against it by the Southern Poverty Law Center .


Related Topix: Education Etc., Fort Payne, AL, Dekalb County, AL, Personal Finance

ABC News

No Solution in Sight for China Shoe Factory Strike

Workers on strike at a Chinese factory owned by the world's largest maker of athletic shoes have rejected management's latest offer in an ongoing labor dispute that is crimping production for brands such as Nike and Adidas.


Related Topix: Watches, Personal Finance, Activism, World News, China


Dozens called in Indiana debit card scam

Officials say calls to dozens of Indiana residents about suspended debit cards could be a scam.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Louisville, KY

Now we can clip the wings of CPS - Sassa

Pensioners queue at the Athlone Civic Centre in Cape Town for their social grant payouts from Sassa.


Related Topix: Personal Finance