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3 hrs ago | 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.


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

4 hrs ago | 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.


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

5 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

6 hrs ago | NY1

Social Security Administration Wants Americans to Start Thinking About Retirement

Even if you're still decades from retirement, the Social Security Administration wants you to start thinking about it today.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

8 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Dueling data muddies Social Security debate

I seem to be spending a lot of time on Social Security lately, as a barrage of articles, op-eds, and blogs contend that the program is dramatically more generous than we thought and in much worse shape.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Blog News

9 hrs ago | VDARE

The DREAMer Who Killed Two American Children, And The Complicit Bureaucrats Who Should Be Impeached

Treason isn't committed by institutions-it's committed by individuals. In this case, immigration bureaucrats Elizabeth Godfrey, Kenneth Hamilton, and Raphael Sanchez, among others, betrayed their country and their people by allowing an illegal alien who killed two American children to stay in the country.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Prison, Personal Finance

13 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Billerica suspect charged with larceny from woman, 83

A Boston man is accused of preying on a Burlington octogenarian by stealing a woman's pocketbook, then using her checks and her and her husband's credit cards for a shopping spree.


Related Topix: Billerica, MA, Personal Finance

17 hrs ago | Science Daily

Fighting bureaucracy by improving it

Bureaucracy may be inevitable, but it can be tamed enough so that it serves rather than strangles those in its clutches.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Personal Finance

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

NY21 Republican candidate Elise Stefanik answers questions about Social Security

A day after walking away from reporters' questions in Glens Falls, Republican and Conservative Party congressional candidate Elise M. Stefanik provided more details about her proposals for Social Security during a news conference in the city.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Retirement, Medicare, Health, Barack Obama

Las Vegas Review Journal

Retirees set to protest Heck's Social Security stance, Medicare in Henderson

A group of retirees is planning to protest Congressman Joe Heck's stance on Social Security and Medicare outside of a private event he's set to attend in Henderson.


Related Topix: Medicare, Personal Finance, Health

WFTV Orlando

Orlando woman accused of making fake checks

Investigators said they found Social Security cards, tax documents, bank cards in different people's names and check-making materials during a search of the condo Banks was staying in.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

Daily Kos

Karl Rove exposes how to make Republicans run scared on Social Security, Medicare

Here's how much the debate on Social Security is changing-in the middle of a political ad against Sen. Kay Hagan, Karl Rove's Crossroads group says that balancing the budget with Medicare and Social Security cuts is wrong.


Related Topix: US News, Personal Finance, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Karl Rove


6 numbers that tell you everything you need to know about America's busted priorities

Americans constantly hear about the threat of "entitlements," which in the case of Social Security and Medicare are more properly defined as "earned benefits."


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Medicare, Health


Cheap car insurance for college students

If you're of college age - or have a college-age student in the family - you probably know it's a terrible time to buy auto insurance.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

National Review Online

Victor Davis Hanson: The Madness of 2008

Certainly, no recent president has failed on so many fronts - honesty, transparency, truthfulness, the economy, foreign policy, the duties of the commander-in-chief, executive responsibilities, and spiritual leadership.


Related Topix: Wedding, Personal Finance, Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Washington Times

Republicans differ on keeping parts of health law

Republicans competing for a chance to take on U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen all want to repeal the federal health care overhaul law, though some would keep elements of it in place.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Health Insurance, Personal Finance

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Alternative Press

Social Security and You at Scotch Plains Public Library

On Thursday, September 4 at 7 pm, financial advisor Daniel Rodgers will discuss strategies for maximizing your Social Security benefits as part of an overall retirement income plan.


Related Topix: Scotch Plains, NJ, Personal Finance

Daily Kos

IA-Sen: Bruce Braley (D) Slams Joni Ernst (R) For Wanting To Eliminate The Department Of Education

Bruce Braley is using a series of visits to college campus this week to draw a contrast between himself and U.S. Senate opponent Joni Ernst on higher education access and affordability.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, University of Northern Iowa

Neepawa Press

Fewer hearings held by new social security tribunal; dismissal rate high

In its first year of existence, the federal government's new social security tribunal concluded just 461 hearings on appeals from people denied Canada Pension Plan disability and old-age security benefits - and most of those appeals were dismissed.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

The Washington Post

Bleeding heart liberal Karl Rove attacks Senate Dems from the left

The other day, I noted that Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS is up with a new ad that slices and dices Dem Senator Mark Pryor's quotes to create the impression he supports raising the Social Security retirement age in ways that should frighten today's seniors.


Related Topix: Karl Rove, US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Personal Finance, Medicare, Health, Senator Kay Hagan