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14 min ago | The Jackson Sun

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Social Security disability helps young as well Does Social Security disability insurance help young workers? Yes, it does Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/life/style/jackson-life/2014/08/01/social-security-disability-helps-young/13469973/ Does Social Security disability insurance help young workers? Yes, it ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | Washington Blade

Tax refunds for same-sex couples

The Internal Revenue Service recently clarified the steps needed for same-sex spouses to claim a refund of taxes paid, if one spouse included the other spouse in a healthcare plan, and the employer's contribution for that coverage was reported by the employer as income.

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8 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

Kansas Banks Warn Of Credit Card Scam

Atchison Police Chief Mike Wilson tells radio station KAIR the scam has hit numerous times recently in that city and in neighboring Brown County.

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8 hrs ago | National Center for Policy Analysis

Social Security Will Be Bankrupt in 2033

In a report for the American Action Forum, Douglas Holtz-Eakin, Gordon Gray and Conor Ryan break down the details of the latest Medicare Trustees report.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Medicare, Health, Retirement

10 hrs ago | JD Journal

Federal Courts Send Public Alert on Juror Scam Seeking Personal Data

The US Federal Court system sent out a public alert on Thursday about a new scam targeted at obtaining personal data of people.

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14 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

4 Reasons to be Pissed Off About Social Security and Medicare

Editor's Note : We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic. We do not moderate or assume any responsibility for comments, which are owned by the readers who post them.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Personal Finance, Health

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Forbes.com

Guilty Plea In One Of The Largest, Longest Running Tax Fraud Schemes Ever

That was the plea today from 29 year old Elian Matlovsky of Staten Island, New York.

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Related Topix: Tax, Prison, Personal Finance

The Washington Post

'Dead Men Ruling' argues for long-term balance between spending, revenue

In theory, the American people's elected representatives decide every so often how much to tax the public and how to allocate the revenue among various priorities, both short-term and long-term.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Personal Finance, Health, Opinion

MarketWatch

Social Security is in crisis

Jason J. Fichtner is a Senior Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University .

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National Center for Policy Analysis

Senior Fellow Larry Kotlikoff Testifies on Social Security's Insolvency, Complexity

In testimony before the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security, Larry Kotlikoff, NCPA Senior Fellow and Director of the Tax Analysis Center, explained why the Social Security program is insolvent and in need of reform.

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The Willits News

Social Security: Honoring our veterans

In the United States, people do a lot to recognize and honor the heroes who serve in the Armed Forces and those who paid the ultimate sacrifice.

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InformationWeek

Re: Defending the value of EHR versus paper

Although it can happen both electronically and on paper. A good friend of mine had his identity stolen at a doctor's office in Florida where he was required to write his social security number on a new-patient form.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

WXYZ

Could your family members be stealing from you?

If you think it's safe to trust members of your own family with your personal information, this story may change your mind.

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KLTV Tyler

Social Security Administration withholds woman's tax return, cites their own 1975 mistake

People across the country are still fighting for their income tax returns months after the checks were expected to hit their bank accounts.

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WAFF-TV Huntsville

Adoptive parents of Erica Parsons arrested, face 76 charges

The adoptive parents of Erica Parsons have been arrested exactly one year after the missing Rowan County teenager was reported missing.

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Payvand News of Iran

Mortazavi charged with misuse of Social Security Fund

Saeed Mortazavi, the former head of the Social Security Fund, has been summoned to court for the charge of "embezzlement, malversation, and illegal seizure of private property."

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Crooks and Liars

Bill O'Reilly Attacks George Will For Saying We Should Welcome Child Refugees To America

Bill-O is not happy with his counterpart George Will for saying we should welcome the child refugees from Central America.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, US News, Liberal Political News

Free Republic

Fire Reid Already

Shortly before the market crash in 2008, when oil prices were at all-time highs, Harry Reid, Democrat Senate Majority Leader, sold his investments in the energy industry-- according to his public filings-- and bought the healthcare industry instead.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Personal Finance, Al Gore

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Switched

House Social Security Hearing Opens With Plenty Of Bickering

As Americans grapple with how to prepare for retirement in the face of rising Social Security concerns , Congress had another moment of bickering on Capitol Hill.

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Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Personal Finance, US Politics, Sam Johnson, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, 9

WWLP

Grim outlook for social security funds

Each year more Americans reach retirement age and begin collecting from the social security funds they paid into during their working lives.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Wilbraham, MA, Medicare, Health, Springfield, MA

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