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Get Bigger Social Security Checks by Delaying Your Payout

Get Bigger Social Security Checks by Delaying Your Payout

If you can put off claiming Social Security money for a few years, you can get higher monthly checks for the rest of your life.

401(k) and SS: Which Is Top Dog?

This post 401(k) and SS: Which Is Top Dog? appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Does your 401(k) actually affect your Social Security benefits? The post 401(k) and SS: Which Is Top Dog? appeared first
Finland’s Universal Basic Income Experiment Just Gave Lawmakers a Really Good Reason to Back the Idea

Finland’s Universal Basic Income Experiment Just Gave Lawmakers a Really Good Reason to Back the Idea

Feedback from Finland's UBI experiment is giving new insight on the issue.
The New Politics of the Retirement Crisis

The New Politics of the Retirement Crisis

In 2014, 64-year-old Jim Whitlock was earning a good salary as an inspector at Boeing, where he planned to work for another six years. His wife, Cheri, who was 54, was investigating public records for
The Social Security 2100 Act would significantly harm Americans

The Social Security 2100 Act would significantly harm Americans

It doesn't just soak the rich. It hits everyone. The post The Social Security 2100 Act would significantly harm Americans appeared first on Hot Air.
Democrats and Republicans agree on some surprising issues, but not on how to solve them

Democrats and Republicans agree on some surprising issues, but not on how to solve them

A new poll shows Democrats and Republicans want the government to fix education, social security, and healthcare.

7 Ways Retirement Has Changed

This post 7 Ways Retirement Has Changed appeared first on Daily Reckoning. The first thing you need to know about retirement today is it’s entirely your responsibility. Here are seven ways retirement

Retire on Time Even if You’re 40 with Nothing Saved

This post Retire on Time Even if You’re 40 with Nothing Saved appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Regardless of your why, it's not too late to take a hard look at your finances, create a plan, and get
O’Rourke rocked by major scandal: He once supported basic fiscal responsibility

O’Rourke rocked by major scandal: He once supported basic fiscal responsibility

Dunzo. The post O’Rourke rocked by major scandal: He once supported basic fiscal responsibility appeared first on Hot Air.

Pat Robertson Blames Social Security, Not Trump, For Exploding National Debt

After Trump announced the most expensive federal budget plan in history, fierce Trump supporter Pat Robertson told 'The 700 Club' that it's "crucial that the age of retirement benefits must be raised"
The White House’s New Budget Exposes Donald Trump’s Lies About Protecting Medicare and Medicaid

The White House’s New Budget Exposes Donald Trump’s Lies About Protecting Medicare and Medicaid

John Cassidy on President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for the 2020 fiscal year, which slashes funding for Medicare, a program his campaign promised to safeguard at all costs.
Trump budget proposal for Social Security shrinks disability insurance, extends wait times

Trump budget proposal for Social Security shrinks disability insurance, extends wait times

President Donald Trump’s new budget proposal would cut Social Security payouts by $84 billion over the next decade while providing fewer resources to explain the changes to recipients. The cuts come
Trump admin is considering using social media to snoop on Social Security beneficiaries

Trump admin is considering using social media to snoop on Social Security beneficiaries

The plan could be a reality soon. The post Trump admin is considering using social media to snoop on Social Security beneficiaries appeared first on The Daily Dot.
The next great debate will be about the role of tech in society and government

The next great debate will be about the role of tech in society and government

The first politicians who master this tech revolution and shape it for the public goodwill determine what the next century will look like.

6 Social Security Mistakes to Avoid

This post 6 Social Security Mistakes to Avoid appeared first on Daily Reckoning. In theory, claiming Social Security benefits should be straightforward — after working several decades, fill out an
How Severance Pay Is Taxed

How Severance Pay Is Taxed

You got laid off and are expecting a severance check from your former employer. You’re trying to work out a budget with that money in mind, picking up work to fill in the gaps. Then you finally
Brussels Edition: The Politics of Prosecution

Brussels Edition: The Politics of Prosecution

Welcome to the Brussels Edition, Bloomberg’s daily briefing on what matters most in the heart of the European Union. Sign up here to get it in your inbox every weekday morning.
How to prepare for the coming war between generations

How to prepare for the coming war between generations

A new populism pits the young versus the old more explicitly and aggressively than before.
Finland’s Basic Income Experiment Kind of Works, but Not in Employment Terms

Finland’s Basic Income Experiment Kind of Works, but Not in Employment Terms

The results are in for half of Finland's much-watched basic income experiment, and they're mixed.
Bernie Sanders Slams Trump in a State of the Union Rebuttal

Bernie Sanders Slams Trump in a State of the Union Rebuttal

Sanders gave a point-by-point rebuttal and criticism.