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1 hr ago | 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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Personal Finance

5 hrs ago | 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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Thu Aug 28, 2014

JD Supra

AHA Responds to Proposed Home Health Face-to-Face Changes

As previously reported , on July 7, 2014, CMS issued the Calendar Year 2015 Home Health Prospective Payment System Proposed Rule .

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Personal Finance

SFGate

This Number Could Help Predict Your Happiness Later In Life

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Bayside

the Question of Good and Evil.

Is social security good or evil? What about the Supreme Court, good or evil? Public schools? Military service? Was the anti-slavery movement, good or evil? How would one judge these things as good or evil? Is marriage good or evil? Is gay marriage good or evil? How about the Senate? Is nationalism good or evil? How about our economic system, our ... (more)

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Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

West Virginia to charge fees to obtain some public filings

Beginning Sept. 4, the office will charge fees to obtain public filings for businesses and organizations.

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Maldonandburnham Standard

Council urges residents to be vigilant to cold callers

CHELMSFORD residents are being reminded to remain vigilant to bogus callers after the city council revealed a number of reports have been made to them in recent weeks of people claiming to be from the Department for Health and Social Security.

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Outlook

Min Monthly Pension to Be 1K, Wage Ceiling 15K From Sept

The much-awaited minimum monthly pension of Rs 1,000 and a higher wage ceiling of Rs 15,000 for social security schemes run by retirement fund manager EPFO will be implemented from September 1. The government's decision to fix pension entitlement of Rs 1,000 under the Employees' Pension Scheme 1995 will immediately benefit 28 lakh pensioners who ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Retirement

Wed Aug 27, 2014

American Reporter

MomentumA Fight I'D Like to See

A long time ago and far away, a veritable child finished his baccalaureate and decided to run out on his student loan - for future reference, a total of three thousand dollars.

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CBS Local

Retired Cop Pleads Guilty To Involvement In Disability Scam

A 70-year-old retired police officer, Joseph Esposito, has plead guilty to stealing more than a million dollars in social security benefits.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Brandon Sun

Most claimants lose EI appeals; dismissal rate remains high in new system

The plight of jobless Canadians denied employment insurance benefits hasn't improved under the federal government's new social-security tribunal during the first year of its existence, documents show.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Personal Finance,

WAOW

Marshfield woman accused of Social Security theft

Officials in Shawano County are investigating a possible attempted abduction of a 14-year-old girl, according to Shawano County Sheriff's Department Captain Tom Tuma.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Shawano County, WI, Merrill, WI, Wausau, WI

New York Daily News

Ringleader in massive Social Security disability scam case pleads guilty

Joseph Esposito, left, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to grand larceny and has agreed to testify against others in the massive fraud case.

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