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1 hr ago | National Review Online

Thomas Piketty Made the Case for Privatizing Social Security

Century has been making waves over the past few weeks for its excellent analysis of the historical evolution of wealth inequality.


Related Topix: Pension

5 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

Fort Riley Soldier Pleads Guilty To Social Security False Statement

James Scott Nickerson, 37, Ft. Riley, Kan., pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of making a false official statement to a federal agency.


Related Topix: Fort Riley, KS, US Military, Riley, KS, US Army, Fort Riley, Personal Finance

6 hrs ago |

Social Security At Age 62? Why Delaying Your Benefits May Not Pay Off

The following is a guest post by Scott T. Hanson, CFP, a financial advisor with Hanson McClain Advisors in Sacramento, Calif.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Healthcare Law, Law, Financial Services

11 hrs ago |

Prosecutors await decision on death penalty in Tacony dungeon case

FEDERAL prosecutors in Philadelphia are awaiting a decision by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on whether the government should seek the death penalty for Linda Ann Weston.


Related Topix: Death Penalty, Philadelphia, PA, Personal Finance, Criminal Defense Law, Law

15 hrs ago | Fountain Valley View

Social Security killed this woman, and she's unhappy about it

Two things are absolutely, 100 percent true: Majida Assayed is alive. But the Social Security Administration killed her anyway, at least on paper.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Fountain Valley, CA

Tue Apr 22, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

Police ID body found in Lexington storage unit

Police have identified mummified remains of a man found in a Lexington storage unit and the man's daughter has been charged with stealing his Social Security checks.


Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Personal Finance


Bibi Taylor: Women Face Challenges in Planning for Retirement

Because their careers are often interrupted to care for children or elderly parents, women may spend less time in the workforce and earn less money than men in the same age group.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Pension, Mutual Funds, Financial Markets

CBS Local

Doylestown Woman Accused Of Stealing Social Security Checks Intended For Her Mother

A 65-year-old Doylestown woman has been ordered held for trial after she was accused of stealing social security checks intended for her mother, who died nearly twenty years ago.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Fort Payne City School District Denies Recent Discrimination Allegations by SPLC

The Fort Payne City School District issued a statement Tuesday denying recent allegations of discrimination made against it by the Southern Poverty Law Center .


Related Topix: Education Etc., Fort Payne, AL, Dekalb County, AL, Personal Finance

ABC News

No Solution in Sight for China Shoe Factory Strike

Workers on strike at a Chinese factory owned by the world's largest maker of athletic shoes have rejected management's latest offer in an ongoing labor dispute that is crimping production for brands such as Nike and Adidas.


Related Topix: Watches, Personal Finance, Activism, World News, China


Dozens called in Indiana debit card scam

Officials say calls to dozens of Indiana residents about suspended debit cards could be a scam.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Louisville, KY

Now we can clip the wings of CPS - Sassa

Pensioners queue at the Athlone Civic Centre in Cape Town for their social grant payouts from Sassa.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Printing Impressions

Mailing of Social Security Earnings Statements Reinstated

April 21, 2014 - Consumers for Paper Options, a coalition advocating for access to paper-based services and information, today applauded progress in the effort to restore the mailing of Social Security Earnings Statements, which has been a key focus of the coalition's agenda for over two years.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, US Politics, Representative Sean Duffy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives


Storage unit victim identified, daughter arrested

Nearly four months after remains were found inside a Lexington storage unit, an arrest has been made in connection to the case.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

St. Petersburg Times

Column: Losing American hearts and minds

Robert Kagan recently wrote that, foreign policy decision by foreign policy decision, President Barack Obama has given Americans what they say they want.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Personal Finance, Opinion

KSLA-TV Shreveport

East Texas deacon arrested for '81 killing had prior murder conviction

U.S. marshals say an ex-convict wanted in connection with a 1981 Pennsylvania homicide was arrested Monday morning after he was found to be living under an alias and serving as a church deacon in Mineola.


Related Topix: Mineola, TX, Prison, Personal Finance

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

Marine News

InterManager Welcomes New MLC Amendment

InterManager, the international trade association for the ship management industry, says it has welcomed the adoption of new measures to protect seafarers against abandonment.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

American Reporter

Market MoverFIXING the Economy Via Social Security Reform

Nearly every army over the past 2,500 years - with the exception of Alexander the Great - has been defeated in Afghanistan.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Personal Finance, Travel, Asia Travel, Pakistan Travel

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Williamson Herald

Financial Focus: How Will Social Security Fit Into Your Retirement Income Strategy?

Have you given much thought to collecting Social Security? The answer probably depends on how old you are - but whatever your age, you'll want to consider the best way of incorporating Social Security benefits into your retirement income strategy.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement