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Retirement planning? We don’t need no stinkin’ retirement planning

The average American has saved less than 7 percent of his desired retirement nest egg and will likely have to keep working in retirement...

Suddenly, a rally behind tax cuts

Defying expectations, a bipartisan majority of President Barack Obama's deficit commission has rallied behind the panel's controversial deficit-slashing proposals. A key Obama ally, liberal Democratic...

Raising retirement age hurts the poor

Raising the retirement age for Social Security would disproportionately hurt low-income workers and minorities, and increase disability claims by older people unable to work,...

Social Security judges face threats to safety

Judges who hear Social Security disability cases are facing a growing number of violent threats from claimants angry over being denied benefits or frustrated...

Deficit commission challenges conventional wisdom on budget

The leaders of the deficit commission are baldly calling out the budget myths of both political parties, challenging lawmakers to engage in the "adult...

Nevada Senate debate: Many disagreements, no common ground

Sixty minutes, two candidates and not a single moment of agreement. Instead, Republican Sharron Angle taunted Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to "man up" Thursday...

Does COLA freeze hurt Social Security recipients?

Seniors will remain ahead of the inflation curve despite a second straight year without an increase in their Social Security benefits. Some seniors and their...

No COLA again for Social Security recepients

As if voters don't have enough to be angry about this election year, the government is expected to announce this week that more than...

Obama: GOP out to kill Social Security

President Barack Obama used the anniversary of Social Security to trumpet Democrats' support for the popular program and accuse Republicans of trying to destroy...

Angle: Her campaign is ‘God’s calling’

Republican Sharron Angle says her campaign to unseat Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in Nevada is "a calling" from God and that her faith...