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1 hr ago | Switched

Delay Taking Social Security If You Can Manage It

For most seniors, waiting until age 70 before collecting social security, as opposed to taking a smaller amount earlier, is an excellent investment.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Mortgage, Home

5 hrs ago | Washington Times

Complaints lead to new student enrollment form

Alabama's school superintendent is telling all Alabama public school systems to start using a new student enrollment process that makes clear a Social Security number or birth certificate is not necessary for enrollment.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Personal Finance, Southern Poverty Law Center, Law

10 hrs ago | Business Journal

Blue Shield, state regulators accidentally release private data of 18,000 doctors

Blue Shield of California and the California Department of Managed Health Care managed to accidentally release social security numbers of 18,000 California doctors, the San Francisco-based health insurer confirmed Thursday.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

11 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

Oklahoma House member: Social Security disability is not unemployment

New leaders are making changes within the Social Security Administration, but Republican Congressman Jim Lankford said it will take years to fully implement the kinds of reforms the agency needs - especially when it comes to disability benefits.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Huntington, WV, Charleston, WV

13 hrs ago | Daily Kos

KY-Sen: Grimes' (D) Grandmother Goes After McConnell (R) On Medicare & Social Security

Received this e-mail from Alison Lundergan Grimes' grandmother on behalf of her granddaughter's U.S. Senate campaign: I know I say this a lot, but I'm so proud of the campaign Alison has put together since entering this race one year ago.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Personal Finance

15 hrs ago |

Budget 2014: Rs 1,000 monthly pension is now a reality

While announcing that government is notifying the minimum pension under the Employees' Pension Scheme-1995 , Finance Minister Arun Jaitley also stated in his budget speech on Thursday that wage ceiling covering organised sector workers under schemes run by EPFO has been raised to Rs 15,000 per month from existing Rs 6,500.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Retirement

19 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Social Security loophole's huge windfall opportunity

Robert Klein, CPA, PFS, CFPA , RICPA , CLTC, MBA, MST is the founder and president of Retirement Income Center , a retirement income planning firm located in Newport Beach, Calif.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Newport Beach, CA

21 hrs ago |

The Stakes Are Even Higher When Planning For Women. Here's What You Can Do.

Are you a single woman ? If so, your financial planning needs are greater than the average couple or single man.


Related Topix: Estate Planning, Personal Finance, Financial Services

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Daily Kos

Port truck drivers' strike continues

More than 120 truck drivers continue their strike at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.


Related Topix: Truckers, Long Beach, CA, Personal Finance

WMTW-TV Auburn

LePage defends stance on social security

WMTW News 8's Paul Merrill fact checks Gov. Paul LePage's newest campaign video, which looks to clarify the governor's stance on social security two weeks after a press release mix-up.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, US Governors, Paul LePage, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Michael Michaud, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maine, Maine Government

Nine O'Clock

President Basescu vows not to promulgate the social security law

President Traian Basescu has expressed doubts about the cut in social security payments and he is going to call on the government for consultations.


Related Topix: Traian Basescu, Personal Finance

Sun Journal

LePage clarifies and defends position on Social Security and Medicare, attacks Michaud, lauds King

In a new campaign video Republican Gov. Paul LePage attacks his Democratic rival U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud while clarifying and defending his positions on Social Security and Medicare.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, US Governors, Paul LePage, US News, Maine

Salt Lake Tribune

Paul Rolly: Renewing a Utah license can drive you crazy

Anne Mathews went recently to the Utah Driver License Office at the Fairpark to renew her license after she had inadvertently let it expire.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Cottonwood Heights, UT, West Jordan, UT

Arka News Agency

Armenia's ministry of social security to engage actively in employment programs

YEREVAN, July 9. /ARKA/. Armenia's ministry of labor and social security is planning to start active employment programs, head of the ministry Artem Asatryan said at the third congress of the Republican Union of Employers of Armenia.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Armenia, World News,

Tue Jul 08, 2014

National Public Radio

The Collapse Of Corinthian Colleges

This location is in Milwaukee. Corinthian operates colleges and training programs under the names Everest College, Heald, WyoTech, and QuickStart Intelligence.


Related Topix: Corinthian Colleges, Personal Finance


Women Must Know What to Expect from Social Security

Provided by: Asa Jessee,CRPC - Financial Advisor - July 7, 2014 Everyone needs to be aware of the financial resources they will have available in retirement.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement

The Baltimore Sun

Police, fire unions oppose mayor's new pension plan

Baltimore's police and fire unions are fighting a new proposal from Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to privatize part of the pensions of new employees - a move union officials argue will make it harder to recruit and retain the best young officers.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Retirement

Customs under fire for sweeping scans of employeesa personal data

A troubled division of Customs and Border Protection whose leader was recently ousted by the Obama administration is now accused of improperly scrutinizing the personal information of the agency's 60,000 employees for evidence of potential misconduct and corruption.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, US Treasury

WTVR Richmond

Get advice on when to collect social security in retirement

Phil Umansky, PH.D., of the Virginia Society of CPA's, stopped by to discuss an important and sometimes overwhelming decision about when to collect social security in retirement.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

Daily Kos

KY-Sen: Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) Hits McConnell (R) For Voting To Raise Medicare Costs In New Ad

Received this e-mail today from Alison Lundergan Grimes' U.S. Senate campaign and you are going dig her latest ad: We're launching our newest TV ad today and Alison wanted to make sure you are one of the first to see it.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Personal Finance