social security

Today on Money 101: Social Security; job injuries; Wall Street’s June Gloom

We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with Bob McCormick the conversation will include: If you’re in your mid-40s, will Social Security be there for you when […]

06/05/2013

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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

Money 101: Smart ways to manage your money

We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with Bob McCormick the conversation will include: Keep your secrets safe from digital prying eyes. The experts will share life-saving […]

05/23/2013

Jobs

US jobless aid applications fall to 5-year low

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits fell by 4,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 323,000, a five-year low. Layoffs have returned to pre-recession levels, a trend that could […]

05/09/2013

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Study: Immigration bill would help Social Security

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan immigration bill pending in the Senate would strengthen the Social Security trust fund by adding millions of workers to tax rolls, and provide a boost to the overall economy, according […]

05/09/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama (AP Photo)

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

Money 101: Smart ways to manage your money

We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with Bob McCormick the conversation will include: How to leverage your Social Security as an investment tool — expert Andy […]

05/01/2013

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Budget cuts nix $90m in federal college aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Schools near military bases and tribal lands will face a $60 million shortfall between now and September and aid to college students will be cut by almost $90 million, due to the automatic spending cuts mandated by Congress.

04/29/2013

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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

Federal Reserve report called "The Beige Book." (AP Photo)

Fed survey: Housing and auto sales lift US economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — A strengthening housing recovery and robust auto sales contributed to moderate economic growth across the United States in late February and March, according to a Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday.

04/17/2013

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