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How to Fix Social Security — and What It Will Mean for Your Taxes ...

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Jul 22, 2014 ... 10 Questions to Ask at an Open House ... How to Fix Social Security — and What It Will Mean for Your Taxes ... Last week I explained why I thought it would be a bad idea to close ... To make a more significant reduction in the deficit, you could limit Social Security benefit increases for the wealthy to only an ...

Here's How Bernie Sanders Plans to Fix Social Security -- The ...

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Jan 24, 2016 ... Bernie Sanders suggests that his Social Security plan would extend the ... Of course, the big question is whether or not Sanders' Social Security fixes would work. ... You can follow him on CAPS under the screen name TMFUltraLong, ... discussing the week's top business and investing stories, interviews, ...

Social Security History

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Last week, Secretary Richard Schweiker presented a series of Administration ... This Administration is not wedded to any single solution; this Administration welcomes ... And of course, you can count on my active support of this effort. ..... There are those who would question as to whether or not the social security bill was the ...

61 thoughts on “A Teachable Moment about Social Security Benefits”

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Jun 25, 2015 ... If you're training for a marathon, would you want to run 36.5 miles? ..... Please read our Trust Fund Frequently Asked Questions if you are interested in additional information. .... I am now 76 and working part-time about six hours a week. ... Seniors are a major voting block and any congress who does not fix ...

Is This Social Security Fix Actually the Best Choice? -- The Motley Fool

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Feb 7, 2015 ... The simple fix in question: eliminate the Social Security payroll tax earnings cap. .... You can follow him on CAPS under the screen name TMFUltraLong, ... discussing the week's top business and investing stories, interviews, ...

Online Services From Social Security - In Spanish! | Questions and ...

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If you applied for Social Security benefits, you can check the status of your application ... The online application is available to you seven days a week during the ...

125 thoughts on “If You Have a Disability, Social Security Can Help”

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Oct 8, 2015 ... Ray, can I receive my wife's social security benefits if I am awarded ssdi and ssieven ... My wife and I are retired and live on a fixed income. ...... Generally, you will have a shorter wait time if you call later in the week. ... and continue working with your local hearing office on specific questions about your c...

Administering Social Security: Challenges Yesterday and Today

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Nearly 80 million baby boomers will file for retirement benefits over the next 20 years, ... The solution was to have the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, ... calling into question whether Social Security would survive a legal challenge and .... to the employers the following week for distribution to employees ( McKinley .....

5 facts about Social Security | Pew Research Center

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Aug 18, 2015 ... For much of its history, Social Security was a strictly pay-as-you-go system, with .... My question is: Is the interest being paid on the borrowed money or is it just .... They get 6 hours a week and maybe 40 dollars I food stamps. ... The solution I feel will hasten this situation is to force government employees ...

The Social Security Catch-22-Kiplinger

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Claiming Social Security benefits early while still working means you'll face the .... But for any month you lose benefits to the earnings test, the SSA will ratchet up ... Wouldn't it be nice if the IRS had a site like this and would answer questions ..... I finally landed another job the last week of Jan 2012 and started worki...

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Column: This is not how you fix Social Security | PBS NewsHour

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Nov 2, 2015 ... Editor's Note: Last week, Social Security expert Larry Kotlikoff warned ... But you can't file and suspend until you reach full retirement age, which is now 66. .... Ask the Headhunter: The easy question you should ask before ...

How you would fix Social Security: Sooner rather than later - The ...

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Oct 29, 2014 ... How you would fix Social Security: Sooner rather than later ... This week we're reporting on the solutions that have resonated with the most readers. ... responses to our question about how to fix Social Security: Readers want ...

Updating Social Security for the 21st Century: 12 Proposals You ...

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The Future of Social Security: Here are 12 proposals (and their pros and cons) you ... on some middle-class Americans without fully fixing Social Security's financial problems. ... If your income is under $118,500, you would see no change. ... This change — just 50 cents more a week for an average earner — would close just ...

Social Security News for Seniors - Senior Journal

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This week's questions focus on women, the predominate recipients of Social Security ... How much can you earn without losing Social Security income? ..... How to Fix a Hole in Social Security Work History; Must You Buy Medicare Part A  ...

10 Common Questions About Social Security | Investopedia

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Ten common questions about the program are addressed below. (For background reading ... Can I Receive Social Security If I Am Still Employed? Beginning the ...