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53 min ago | Forbes.com

Social Security Q&A: If I'm below My FRA and My Spouse Is over...

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)

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Dallas Morning News

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It's hard enough to restore your identity when a thief steals your Social Security number and uses it to open bank accounts and obtain loans in your name.

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Watertown Daily Times

Woolf outlines Social Security proposals

After blasting his opponent for her stances on Social Security and Medicare, Democrat Aaron G. Woolf released more details about his ideas for ensuring the vitality of the two systems, which center on growing the overall economy.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, US News, Retirement, Syracuse University

TheDenverChannel

New charges for woman accused of stealing $100K

Prosecutors have filed new charges against a woman accused of stealing more than $100,000 from her Carbondale employer between 2009 and 2012.

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Related Topix: Glenwood Springs, CO, New Castle, CO, Tax, Personal Finance

KFVS12

Payday lenders to face stronger scrutiny

Payday lenders in Kentucky are coming under increasing restrictions because of a pair of laws passed by the state and federal governments in recent years.

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Lowell Sun

Cost of those golden years? There's no easy formula

In the absence of a personalized financial plan, conventional advice suggests that once retired, a household will need between 70 percent and 90 percent of their final year's working income to maintain the same living standard throughout retirement.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Post-gazette.com

George F. Will / Paul Ryan points the way forward

To take the measure of this uncommonly interesting public man, begin with two related facts about him.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Wisconsin, Personal Finance, Opinion

Forbes.com

Review: Patrick O'Shaughnessy's Millennial Money

Welcome to the MoneyBuilder blog, your home for personal finance at Forbes. Our contributors include Forbes writers and editors, as well as accountants, financial advisors and CEOs.

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Door Reminder

It pays for couples to plan for widowhoodIt pays for couples to plan...

It pays for couples to plan for widowhood It is a cold fact that most married women will one day be widows Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1pumx6Q It is a cold fact that most married women will one day be widows - U.S. Census figures indicate that, on average, widows survive their spouses by 14 years.

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The Gaston Gazette

Locals talk living on Social Security

She misses her full-time job in the Register of Deeds office at the Gaston County Courthouse.

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Daily Kos

Elections ad roundup: Democrats decide enough is enough, and target Joni Ernst on Medicare

But this is a very good spot from the DSCC that goes after Ernst on one of her biggest potential vulnerabilities: Medicare.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Representative Steve Southerland, Iowa, Personal Finance

Star-Telegram.com

Obama on Labor Day: Don't take rights for granted

President Barack Obama is asking Americans this Labor Day to think about the rights and benefits that people often take for granted.

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The Heartland Institute

America, Our Debt-Ridden Nation

Most of the benefits, 69.7% came from non-means tested government programs that provide them to recipients who qualify regardless of income.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Fri Aug 29, 2014

JD Supra

ERISA: Plaintiff's Attorney Fees Denied - Filing Of...

You already know that in ERISA cases a court may, in its discretion, award attorney fees if a party achieved "some degree of success on the merits."

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Harlan Daily Enterprise

Count your blessings any day

The average American is happy to have a paying job with the opportunity to make a little more money.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Opinion

Switched

Family Identity Theft Is Ugly

Identity theft isn't just the stuff of exciting movie and TV dramas; this happens in real life - and often.

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Examiner.com

The Social Security Trust Fund Surplus Explained. Again.

We have a friend, let's just call him 'Yoda'* because he knows everything there is to know about Social Security and then some.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Medicaid, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Bangor Daily News

'Social Security is not the way to live': Maine couple talks...

Claire El-Hajj, 63, and her husband Lonnie El-Hajj, 60, met in 2011 when Lonnie asked Claire about her dogs in a Bangor park.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Bangor, ME, Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Health, Winterport, ME, Medicaid, Opinion

Business Journal

Former hospital employee gets 4+ years for ID theft

A former employee of Crozer Chester Medical Center was sentenced Wednesday to more than four years in prison for stealing the identities of numerous patients as part of a tax fraud scheme.

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Related Topix: Brookhaven, PA, Personal Finance, Criminal Defense Law

Forbes.com

Social Security Q&A: If My Ex-Spouse Remarries, Can I Still Receive...

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)

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