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Exiting Social Security boss faults President, Congress & others for agency’s...

Outgoing Social Security Commissioner Michael J. Astrue has some parting shots for Congress, the White House and advocates for seniors. They have all "really...

If debt ceiling reached, what bills won’t be paid?

In the summer of 2011, when a debt crisis like the current one loomed, President Barack Obama warned Republicans that older Americans might not...

Over the fiscal cliff: A hard of soft landing?

Efforts to save the nation from going over a year-end "fiscal cliff" were still in disarray as lawmakers returned to the Capitol to confront...

‘Fiscal cliff’ deadlockers heading back for last minute effort

Efforts to save the nation from going over a year-end "fiscal cliff" were in disarray as lawmakers fled the Capitol for their Christmas break....

Romney’s plan: More money for wars, less for health care

Reducing government deficits Mitt Romney's way would mean less money for health care for the poor and disabled and big cuts to nuts-and-bolts functions...

What you paid for Medicare won’t cover costs

You paid your Medicare taxes all those years and want your money's worth: full benefits after you retire. Nearly three out of five people...

The future ain’t so bright for boomer retirees

Through a combination of procrastination and bad timing, many baby boomers are facing a personal finance disaster just as they're hoping to retire. Starting...

So, what does this tax bill stuff really mean for you?

The new tax law signed by President Barack Obama Friday will spare millions of Americans from a big tax increase on Jan. 1. It...

Social Security advocates say tax cuts will hurt program

President Barack Obama's plan to cut payroll taxes for a year would provide big savings for many workers, but makes Social Security advocates nervous...

Republicans thumb noses at senior citizens again

House and Senate Republicans on Wednesday thwarted Democratic efforts to award $250 checks to Social Security recipients facing a second consecutive year without a...