Tag: Social Security

Will The Cavalry Save Social Security?

By on November 15, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Will The Cavalry Save Social Security?

The author says the typical worker faces the prospect of losing money on Social Security. Will higher taxes solve this problem?

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How Public Employee Offsets in Social Security Work

on November 9, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The author says that the windfall elimination provision (WEP) and government pension offset (GPO) have led public sector employees to believe they are being singled out for reductions in Social Security benefits but that this is actually not the case.

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Fact Check: The GOP Targets Social Security

By on October 24, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Fact Check: The GOP Targets Social Security

Social Security is often made into a political issue, but the author says that it will take bipartisan action to solve problems facing the program.

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Social Security Claiming Rules Invite Calamity

By on October 16, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Social Security Claiming Rules Invite Calamity

The author says that a combination of poor advice and out-dated rules expose seniors to consequences that last a life time.

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Key Posts Overseeing Financial Health of Social Security, Medicare Vacant For Years

on October 2, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Key Posts Overseeing Financial Health of Social Security, Medicare Vacant For Years Most Americans may not even realize there's a role in government for public trustees of Social Security and Medicare, but key posts in these oversight roles have been vacant for over three years.

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How Federal Employees Can Plan a Successful Early Retirement

By on September 27, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
How Federal Employees Can Plan a Successful Early Retirement

If you are a federal employee who is considering early retirement, it is important to understand your options and whether or not it is feasible.

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Will Millennials Get Social Security?

By on September 9, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Will Millennials Get Social Security?

Millennials need to stop asking if they will collect Social Security and start asking how will they manage the cost of seniors as their benefits are reduced.

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Social Security and the Myth About the 3rd-Rail

By on August 9, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Social Security and the Myth About the 3rd-Rail

The author says that the 3rd-Rail of Politics is just an anachronism that politicians use to avoid talking about Social Security.

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Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft of Funds from Two Federal Agencies

By on August 8, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft of Funds from Two Federal Agencies

A Massachusetts woman has pleaded guilty to stealing a substantial sum of VA and Social Security benefits.

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The Five Biggest Retirement Decisions Feds Have To Make

By on July 31, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Five Biggest Retirement Decisions Feds Have To Make

The author lists five important decisions that he says are likely the most important for federal employees in their retirement planning.

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