social security

Rubio: Open Congress’ retirement to all workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Younger workers would face higher retirement ages and wealthier Americans would see their Social Security paychecks trail their less affluent neighbors under a plan proposed Tuesday by Sen. Marco Rubio. Rubio, a […]

05/13/2014

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Obama drops budget cost-of-living trims

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama’s upcoming budget proposal will not include his past offer to accept lowered cost-of-living increases in Social Security and other benefit programs. Those had been a […]

02/20/2014

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What to know about Social Security Windfall Elimination

Money 101 host Bob McCormick discusses the Social Security Windfall Elimination with a caller and with Andy Landis:

01/17/2014

The best tips to save money after a disaster

We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with Bob McCormick the conversation will include: The best tips to save money in the next earthquake or fire. How to ensure […]

01/17/2014

Job applicants arrive for an internship job fair held by the Miami Marlins, at Marlins Park in Miami. ( AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

White House pushes for jobless aid extension

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is stepping up efforts to extend jobless benefits to long-term unemployed Americans, arguing that more than a million people will lose the assistance if it isn’t renewed by the […]

12/05/2013

This undated handout image provided by the Social Security Administration shows a prepaid MasterCard debit card that Social Security and Supplemental Security Income recipients who do not have bank accounts have the option of getting with their benefits instead of a paper check. (AP Photo/Social Security Administration)

Social Security benefits to go up by 1.5 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Social Security benefits for nearly 58 million people will increase by 1.5 percent next year, the government announced Wednesday. The increase is among the smallest since automatic adjustments were adopted in 1975. […]

10/30/2013

The U.S. Capitol building at dusk in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Short-term debt deal won’t mask big barriers ahead

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hold the champagne. Even if Congress reaches a last-minute or deadline-busting deal to avert a federal default and fully reopen the government, elected officials are likely to return to their grinding brand […]

10/16/2013

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Social Security raise to be among lowest in years

WASHINGTON (AP) – For the second straight year, millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect historically small increases in their benefits come January. Preliminary figures suggest a benefit increase of […]

10/13/2013

Social Security judge accused of disability scheme

WASHINGTON (AP) — A retired Social Security judge in West Virginia collaborated with a lawyer to improperly award disability benefits to hundreds of applicants, according to a report released Monday by congressional investigators. The report […]

10/07/2013

Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, speaks with reporters about the looming deadline to fund the government and the fight among House Republicans on a strategy, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 19, 2013.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Here’s the truth: The government doesn’t shut down

WASHINGTON (AP) — Here’s the truth about a government “shutdown.” The government doesn’t shut down. So the world won’t end if a dysfunctional Washington can’t find a way to pass a funding bill before the […]

09/19/2013

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