Tag: Social Security

Coronavirus Infects Seniors’ Social Security Checks (If You Were Born In 1960)

March 27, 2020 7:13 AM , Updated April 6, 2020 12:38 PM
Coronavirus Infects Seniors’ Social Security Checks (If You Were Born In 1960)

The coronavirus could put a dent in some seniors’ Social Security checks. The author explains why this is the case.

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Will You Continue to Get Social Security Payments During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

March 19, 2020 7:06 AM , Updated March 30, 2020 7:44 AM
Will You Continue to Get Social Security Payments During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Will the coronavirus interrupt Social Security payments? Here’s what the SSA says.

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Payroll Tax Cut? Not So Fast…

March 14, 2020 8:17 AM , Updated March 24, 2020 5:39 PM
Payroll Tax Cut? Not So Fast…

The author says that a payroll tax reduction is possible, but there are still no details as of yet.

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FERS Annuity and Take Home Pay in Retirement

March 12, 2020 7:15 AM , Updated March 22, 2020 9:56 AM
FERS Annuity and Take Home Pay in Retirement

How much income can federal employees expect to have in retirement? It’s a complex question, but the author provides a basic overview of key points to consider.

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Will Social Security Catch the Flu?

March 11, 2020 7:12 AM , Updated March 21, 2020 5:14 AM
Will Social Security Catch the Flu?

The author says that the Coronavirus is the type of economic event that could change the path of Social Security.

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Bloomberg’s Plan for Social Security

February 18, 2020 9:22 AM , Updated March 4, 2020 2:34 PM

The author analyzes details of Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg’s plan for Social Security.

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The Social Security Double Tax Bomb

February 4, 2020 1:11 PM , Updated March 18, 2020 4:44 PM
The Social Security Double Tax Bomb

As the author explains, federal employees who think their taxes will be lower in retirement could be in for an unpleasant surprise.

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Political Drama: From Protecting Social Security To Gutting It

January 29, 2020 12:58 PM , Updated February 12, 2020 3:04 PM
Political Drama: From Protecting Social Security To Gutting It

The author says that playing politics with Social Security has led to serious consequences for the program.

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Social Security Goes 0 for 7 in the Democratic Debates

January 21, 2020 3:42 PM , Updated February 4, 2020 5:19 PM
Social Security Goes 0 for 7 in the Democratic Debates

The author says that Social Security’s current financial forecast has become so widely accepted that people no longer question it.

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Trump, Social Security, and Santa Claus

December 20, 2019 8:06 AM , Updated January 3, 2020 1:00 PM
Trump, Social Security, and Santa Claus

Recent data from SSA suggest that Social Security’s revenue is better than expected.

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