social secuirty benefits

Cost of living expenses not based on Social Security beneficiaries

by Staff | November 18th, 2010

November 18, 2010

If you’re the beneficiary of Social Security benefits, you’re probably not happy that there won’t be an increase in Social Security benefits, according to a blog on The New York Times.

The federal government claims there has not been a rise in cost of living expenses; however, that number isn’t based on the living expenses of Social Security beneficiaries. It is based on those who still work.

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Do you think it’s fair that Social Security benefits will not be increased? What do you think should be done to protect those who receive Social Security benefits?

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Democrats plan to vote for $250 for Social Security beneficiaries

by Staff | November 15th, 2010

November 15, 2010

Democrats will vote to pay Social Security recipients $250 when they return to Washington.

According to ewireinformer.com, Democrats have planned to vote for this bill that would provide older Social Security beneficiaries a one-time Social Security payment.

The bill will cost up to $14 billion to compensate for next year’s benefit without an increase.

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Do you think Social Security beneficiaries deserve the one-time payment? Do you think this compensates for the lack of increase in Social Security benefits?

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Social Security benefits likely to be cut

by Staff | November 12th, 2010

November 12, 2010

Federal cutback are inevitable, and Social Security benefits are included, according to an editorial in The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Lawmakers have brainstormed ideas to reduce the federal deficit, and cutting Social Security benefits over a long period of time may become a reality.

Social Security benefits, Medicare and Medicaid benefits would be reduced by $773 billion over 10 years, and the retirement age would be raised gradually to 69 by 2075.

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What ideas do you have to cut back on federal spending? Is it fair to cut back on Social Security benefits?

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Social Security benefit age could be raised

by Staff | November 11th, 2010

November 11, 2011

Members of Congress are considering raising the Social Security retirement age to 68 and reduce annual cost-of-living increases, according to lifeandheathinsurancenews.com.

The panel appointed by President Obama wants to come up with ways of reducing the federal deficit, and reforming Social Security was a priority.

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What do you think should be done to reform Social Security? Do you think the Social Security benefit age should be raised?

If you need help getting Social Security benefits you deserve to get your put your life back on track, the Social Security lawyers at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin can help.