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Beware of ‘Life Alert’ scam!

Robocall scammers are using “Life Alert” to swindle seniors. If there are senior citizens in your family, make them aware of a new barrage of annoying robocalls is targeting the elderly all across the country […]

06/26/2013

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Dying in LA as expensive as living in LA

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – More money is spent in the Los Angeles area on chronically ill patients in their final years than anywhere else in the United States, according to new data on Medicare patients. […]

06/13/2013

Today on Money 101: What you need to know about Obamacare

We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with Bob McCormick the conversation will include: Will “Obamacare” affect Medicare? What you need to know about “Obamacare” as experts, […]

06/12/2013

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Clips from today’s Money 101

Will Social Security be there for you? Bob has the results of a new study and talks about it with Andy Landis of ‘Thinking Retirement.” Also Bob talks to Barry Hinden, senior partner and founder […]

06/05/2013

Today on Money 101: Home prices; Medicare for eye surgery; foreclosure info

We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with Bob McCormick the conversation will include: Keeping your home out of foreclosure. Today’s home prices — what you can […]

06/04/2013

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Trustees say Medicare exhausted in 2026

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government says Medicare’s giant hospital trust will not be exhausted until 2026, while the date that Social Security will exhaust its trust fund is unchanged at 2033. The date for Medicare […]

05/31/2013

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CBO: Obama budget cuts deficits $1.1T by 2023

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s budget would trim projected federal deficits by $1.1 trillion over the coming decade, using nearly $6 in higher revenues for every $1 in reduced spending to achieve it, Congress’ […]

05/17/2013

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PROMISES, PROMISES: When Obama’s promises conflict

WASHINGTON (AP) — Absent a magic potion or explosive economic growth, it was all but inevitable President Barack Obama would have to break some of his campaign promises to keep others. If there’s one thing […]

05/03/2013

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Poll: Trust in government, Obama approval slip

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s re-election glow is gone. Congress’ reputation remains dismal. And only about one in five Americans say they trust the government to do what’s right most of the time, an Associated Press-GfK poll finds.

04/18/2013

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Medicare increase could ding some in middle class

WASHINGTON (AP) – Retired city worker Sheila Pugach lives in a modest home on a quiet street in Albuquerque, N.M., and drives an 18-year-old Subaru. She doesn’t see herself as upper-income by any stretch, but President Barack Obama’s budget would raise her Medicare premiums and those of other comfortably retired seniors.

04/14/2013

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Upper-income seniors’ Medicare hike

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s plan to raise Medicare premiums for upper-income seniors would create five new income brackets to squeeze more revenue for the government from the top tiers of retirees, the administration revealed Friday.

04/12/2013

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Hypocrisy runs deep in Washington’s budget debates

WASHINGTON (AP) — The long-running debate over taxes and spending is producing especially blatant examples of politicians contradicting themselves and attacking opponents for taking the same stances they’ve taken themselves.

04/11/2013

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