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21 min ago | CNN

Nanotechnology and the Mexico Social Security Administration

Nanotechnology has its place in green buildings and there is much skepticism when anyone talks about 'liquid insulation' as it sounds both unbelievable and like no technology out there today.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Personal Finance

4 hrs ago |

Letter: What women want

Polls show 95 percent of women want a minimum wage increase, and 90 percent of us want Congress to vote for equal pay for equal work.


Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Medicaid, Personal Finance

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Deciding When To Collect Social Security

The question they all face is when to draw their Social Security benefits. One local financial advisor says most people he works with are at risk of leaving $50,000 to $100,000 in unclaimed benefits by not taking their Social Security at the right time.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

Undercover probe finds health law failings

The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office says its undercover investigators were able to get subsidized health care under fake names in 11 out of 18 attempts.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Personal Finance


Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid, Yet Again: Review of Dead Men Ruling

Gene Steuerle is not a standard right-winger who believes that a dollar in the pocket of a middle class or poor person is a dollar that could be in the pockets of the rich.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Medicaid, Health, Family, Kids, Opinion, US News, Liberal Political News

How to avoid living longer than your money

A big concern for many retirees or soon-to-be retirees is, "What if I outlive my money?" If you have some retirement savings, you may be able to cover your needs for a number of years, but what if you live longer than you expected to live? One way to protect yourself from outlasting your savings is to purchase "longevity insurance".


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, 401K, Pension

Social Security Disability Taxation - Curious And Confusing According to Tax Court

The treatment of social security disability payments is probably one of the more unfair aspects of the Internal Revenue Code.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Tax, Financial Services

Barry And District News: CABINET: Councillor Chris Elmore

LABOUR candidate for the Vale of Glamorgan Chris Elmore has slammed the Tory-led UK Government for its incompetence in rolling out the flagship Universal Credit scheme which has cost the taxpayer over A 600m without even being put into operation.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales, Personal Finance

ABC News

How Much Will You Need to Retire?

The stereotype for retirement is people spending their time fishing, gardening, horseback riding or playing golf - and not doing much else.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

Mon Jul 21, 2014


DSCC going up on Iowa airwaves

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee will launch a half-million-dollar television-ad campaign in Iowa on Tuesday against GOP nominee Joni Ernst, hitting her on entitlements.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Iowa, TV Advertising, Personal Finance

Gilmer Mirror

AMAC: government admits that we're running out of Social Security funds faster than expected

There was pretty scary news this week for people expecting to receive Social Security checks in less than 16 years from now: the Trust Fund won't have the funds to make payouts starting in 2030, according to the Congressional Budget Office.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law


Elizabeth Warren Says The U.S. Can 'Save Social Security' By Passing Immigration Reform

"I believe in that America; I will fight for that America," Sen. Elizabeth Warren fervently cried at the National Council of La Raza's Annual Convention here on Sunday.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage


Social Security: Baby Boomers should beware

If you love a cheap meal, we may have some bad news for you. Wholesale prices on a bunch of your favorite food products have seen sharp increases this year.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Lakeville, MA


Microsoft to tighten up use of outside contractors and consultants

It's not only Microsoft salaried employees who have to worry about their jobs. Contractors and consultants also face new restrictions, according to a Geekwire report.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Personal Finance

WKXW-FM Trenton

Online gambling revenue continues to drop for NJ casinos

Online gambling was supposed to provide a financial boost to New Jersey's ailing casinos , but revenue has fallen for the third month in a row and Fitch Ratings, a Wall Street credit rating firm, has cut its projection for Internet gambling this year by almost half.


Related Topix: Games, Poker, Personal Finance, Atlantic City, NJ

Sun Jul 20, 2014


The Actor and the Minister

On June 30 I was at the First Church in Jamaica Plain, Unitarian Universalist , which had turned its hall over to Michael Milligan , traveling the country performing his one-man play about a husband and wife trapped in our dysfunctional health care system.


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

Paul plan touted despite unproven math

Anti-poverty plan touted despite unproven math Ky. senator's idea has local business owners willing to try it Check out this story on Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky speaks at the Hamilton County Republican Club Lincoln-Reagan Day Dinner at the Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell, Tax, Healthcare Law, Law, Personal Finance

Las Vegas Newstrip

Making The Right Choices When Incorporating A New Venture

If you're passionate about starting a new business, you may have the urge to jump right in without considering several key factors.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Tax, Small Business, Personal Finance

The Times

Family finances: issues of age, ability

"Be prepared" is just good advice whether you are a Boy Scout, a third-grade social studies teacher or someone planning for who will handle your assets and investments should you be unable to do so.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Estate Planning

The Motley Fool

Social Security: Most Americans Now Pay More in Taxes Than They Receive in Benefits

I have some bad news. Starting less than five years ago, the average American now pays more in Social Security taxes than he or she is set to receive in benefits.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement