social security

Reduction in government spending could affect Social Security

by Staff | February 21st, 2011

February 21, 2011

The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed a bill that cut funding by $60 billion, something that could affect Social Security benefits.

Indiana Senator Richard Lugar said Social Security continuation was crucial, but government spending needed to be reduced.

What do you think about the recent reduction in government spending? Do you think this is a threat to Social Security?

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Couple faces charges for stealing Social Security benefits

by Staff | February 8th, 2011

February 8, 2011

A couple is facing charges for cashing a dead person’s Social Security benefit checks, FOX Carolina reports.

The woman’s grandfather had died, and she and her husband were cashing in on his Social Security benefits.

During questioning, the woman’s daughter said the man’s body could be found in a camper, and law enforcement officials believe the body had been dead for about a year.

Do you think this couple could face other charges for concealing a dead person’s body? How do you think this couple should be prosecuted?

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Social Security faces huge deficit

by Staff | January 14th, 2011

January 14, 2011

The Social Security deficit will be around $6 trillion over the next 75 years, according to FOX News.

Thousands of Baby Boomers will be collecting Social Security benefits over the next 19 years, which is partially to blame for the crunch.

The government is faced with having to either raise taxes or borrow money to pay off what is owed to the Social Security trust fund.

How do you think the government should handle the Social Security deficit? Do you know someone who will be collecting Social Security benefits this year?

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What questions do you have about Social Security benefits?

by Staff | January 3rd, 2011

January 3, 2011

Many retirees depend on Social Security benefits as part of their income, and Social Security reform is affecting how baby boomers will be saving their money.

An article on sfgate.com puts Social Security benefits in perspective based on the direction it’s going and how future retirees should save.

What questions do you have about Social Security benefits? Are you confused by Social Security reform, or would like to know how it will affect you?

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Age of retirement could increase, affect Social Security

by Staff | October 25th, 2010

Lawmakers are looking to increase retirement age to make up for the Social Security deficit.

For the first time in two decades, there are more Social Security payouts than what’s being collected from payrolls, according to houmatoday.com.

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Do you think increasing the Social Security benefits age is fair? What do you think should be done do make up for Social Security the deficit?

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