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19 min ago | The Daily Caller

Raising the payroll tax cap won't solve Social Security's problems

That federal entitlement programs are heading for an increasingly unavoidable crisis has finally become conventional wisdom in Washington.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Medicare, Health, Conservative Political News

4 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Chinese trade group to mediate shoe factory strike

Chinese police hauled away dozens of workers Friday to break up a march on a factory complex targeted by tens of thousands of laborers striking against the world's largest maker of athletic shoes, while a government trade union said it would mediate the labor dispute.


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

8 hrs ago | The Herald-Leader

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More than 10 million kids attend some type of summer camp. Here are some tips to ensure a positive summer for everyone as you look at camps.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Personal Finance

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Tips for self employed tax payers in 2014

If you are someone who is considered self-employed, there are some things that you need to keep in mind about your federal tax return.


Related Topix: Tax, Personal Finance


Hickory Social Security office closed after foul odor in building

A Hickory Social Security office is closed because of a foul odor. The union representing the employees at the office on Southgate Corp Park SW filed a grievance in August about the odor, but it took six months before the building was closed and employees were relocated to other offices.


Related Topix: Personal Finance


Police Make Arrest After Fraudster Exploits Heartbleed to Steal Taxpayer Data

Canadian police have arrested and charged a man who allegedly exploited the Heartbleed bug to steal personal data, including social security numbers, from the Canada Revenue Agency's website.


Related Topix: Personal Finance


Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Why equal pay is worth the fight

When I started teaching elementary school after college, the public school district didn't hide the fact that it had two pay scales: one for men and one for women.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Education Etc., Personal Finance, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski

Business Journal

Study shows the economy is trillions of dollars stronger because...

An influx of women, particularly mothers, entering the full-time workforce over the past three decades has significantly bolstered the national economy, according to a recent study.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Personal Finance, Medicare, Health, Medicaid

It looks like Fox News is now pushing to eliminate minimum wage and labor laws

Governor Jay Inslee called on state lawmakers to raise Washington's minimum wage in his State of the State Address but Republicans think it would be job-killer.


Related Topix: US Governors, Jay Inslee, US News, Stamford, CT, Personal Finance

Wed Apr 16, 2014

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


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

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

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


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

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)


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