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1 hr ago | MSN Money

Tax refund is safe from Social Security -- for now

The Social Security Administration is backing off the controversial practice of seizing tax refunds to collect on decades-old debt.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Tax

5 hrs ago | CNN

Opinion: How Paul Ryan's budget fails

The House recently approved the budget designed by Rep. Paul Ryan, a leading contender for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, State of the Union, Personal Finance, Opinion

9 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

Has Social Security Disability Enrollment Hit Plateau?

The surge in the number of Americans receiving Social Security disability benefits - up 42% since 2004 - appears to have hit a plateau, but it's unclear if the program has actually peaked and will ever recede.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

13 hrs ago |

Alhambra Theatre & Dining to Welcome Barbara Eden in Social Security, 5/7-6/8

For five years from 1965-1970, America was fixated on a unique premise of a dashing Naval officer who's life was turned upside down by a 2,000 year old blonde, female genie he discovered by rubbing a bottle.


Related Topix: Comedy, I Dream of Jeannie, Entertainment, Television, Western, Flaming Star, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Comedy Movies, Harper Valley P.T.A., Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Personal Finance, Barbara Eden

17 hrs ago | Reuters

REFILE-China shoe factory strike rolls on as offer falls flat

Thousands of workers at a giant Chinese shoe factory shrugged off an offer for improved social benefits on Tuesday, prolonging one of the largest strikes in China in recent years amid signs of increased labour activism as the economy slows.


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

22 hrs ago |

Kansas shooting suspect had been in witness protection, records suggest

Frazier Glenn Cross Jr., also known as F. Glenn Miller, appeared at his arraignment on capital murder and first-degree murder charges at the Fred Allenbrand Criminal Justice Complex Adult Detention Center in New Century, Kansas on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kansas, Prison, Personal Finance

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Boston Herald

Dad convicted in daughter's death denied new trial

The first-degree murder conviction of a Hull man found guilty of causing the death of his 4-year-old daughter by overmedicating her with prescription drugs was upheld Tuesday by the state's highest court.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Opinion


Happy Tax Day, and Why the 1 Percent Pay a Much Lower Rate Than You

It's tax time again, April 15, when our minds turn toward paying the taxes we owe or possibly getting a tax refund.


Related Topix: Tax, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US News, Liberal Political News

WDBZ-AM Cincinnati

Social Security Debtors Given A Breaka For Now

The Social Security Administration had been participating in a program in which thousands of people were having their tax refunds seized to recoup overpayments that happened more than a decade ago.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, US News, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski

The Wichita Eagle

Chinese sneaker factory workers go on strike

A worker said more than 10,000 employees at Yue Yuen Industrial's plant in the southern province of Guangdong joined the strike on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Wichita, KS

Daily Mail

Boy, 13, shot in the EYE by stray bullet after gunman opens fire in New York

Two sex offenders out on parole went on a savage rape and murder spree that left FIVE women dead... all while wearing their GPS ANKLE BRACELETS EXCLUSIVE 'They're not mine': Estranged husband of woman who admitted to killing six of her newborn babies says he isn't the father and that she was kicked out of the house for cheating Is this the worst ... (more)


Related Topix: Violent Crime, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Personal Finance

Journal Gazette

Obama's shrinking budget deficits silence foreign critics

Six months ago, global finance officials meeting in Washington berated the U.S. for failing to put its fiscal house in order.


Related Topix: Tax, Insurance, Credit Suisse Group, Personal Finance

Mon Apr 14, 2014

CBO sees lower costs for Affordable Care Act insurance provisions

Updating estimates issued in February, the non-partisan CBO said the cost to the federal government for the insurance provisions is $5 billion less than thought earlier this year.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Personal Finance

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Social Security halts effort to collect old debts

The Social Security Administration says it is suspending a program in which thousands of people were having their tax refunds seized to recoup overpayments that happened more than a decade ago.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Chris Christie, US Governors


Study shows increase in online information thefts

The number of Americans who say they've had important personal information stolen online is on the rise, according to a Pew Research Center report released Monday.


Related Topix: Personal Finance


Mr. President: Social Security bid is bad for marrieds

Dana Anspach, CFP, RMA, Kolbe Certified Consultant, is the author of Control Your Retirement Destiny , a book for the 50-plus crowd looking for practical, how-to knowledge on aligning finances for a transition out of the work force.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Scottsdale, AZ

Washington Times

Oklahoma AG cautions about tax and rebate scams

Attorney General Scott Pruitt is warning Oklahomans about tax and rebate scams as the deadline nears to file personal income tax returns.


Related Topix: Oklahoma, Oklahoma Government, Tax, Personal Finance

Sun Apr 13, 2014

St. Augustine Record

Life's sure things: Death, taxes, ID theft

The tax return called for the refund to be sent to a Wal-Mart employee - not the country's most powerful law enforcement official.


Related Topix: Tax, Personal Finance, Eric Holder, Prison

The Huffington Post


The Democratic Party must embrace, fight for and enact economically-progressive policies.


Related Topix: US News, Personal Finance, Medicare, Health, African-American

WNDU-TV South Bend

High fees eroding many 401(K) retirement accounts

And now a new study finds that the typical 401 fees - adding up to a modest-sounding 1 percent a year - would erase $70,000 from an average worker's account over a four-decade career compared with lower-cost options.


Related Topix: Retirement, Financial Markets, Mutual Funds