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1:30 p.m. Oct. 13, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
The No. 1 highest paid, most in-demand job in every U.S. state There’s probably never been a better time since the Great Recession to start looking for a new jobThere’s probably never been a better time since the Great Recession to start looking for a new job.
3:30 a.m. Oct. 13, 2019 - Barrons.com
Retirement in Brief: The Latest News and Research The Social Security Administration is advised to step up its oversight of organizational payees; a survey by the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies finds that many workers would like phased-retirement options; and another survey found that many working seniors don’t wish they were retired.
11:12 a.m. Oct. 12, 2019 - By Lee Weinstein
These basic life-planning tools can ease your money and retirement worries Where there’s a will — plus a financial plan, advance directive, and power of attorney — there’s a wayWhere there’s a will — plus a financial plan, advance directive, and power of attorney — there’s a way.
3:51 a.m. Oct. 12, 2019 - By Alessandra Malito
Social Security Administration announces lower COLA than the past two years Boost to cost of living adjustment may feel negligible to many recipientsBoost to cost of living adjustment may feel negligible to many recipients
10:00 a.m. Oct. 11, 2019 - By Alessandra Malito
News and analysis for those planning for or living in retirement Retirement news and analysisRetirement news and analysis
7:53 a.m. Oct. 11, 2019 - By Paul Brandus
The future of Social Security impacts almost every person in America. Why aren’t the presidential candidates talking about it? What the candidates are saying — or not saying — about Social SecurityWhat the candidates are saying — or not saying — about Social Security
6:57 a.m. Oct. 10, 2019 - Barrons.com
Social Security’s 2020 Cost-of-Living Bump: 1.6% The Social Security Administration announced a 1.6% cost-of-living adjustment for 2020, meaning the average retiree will get $24 more each month, for an average monthly check of about $1,503.
12:56 p.m. Oct. 9, 2019 - Associated Press
U.S. intelligence official charged with leaking secrets to media DIA official may have leaked analysis of Chinese missile system to two journalistsA Defense Intelligence Agency official was arrested Wednesday and charged with leaking classified intelligence information to two journalists, including a reporter he was dating, the Justice Department said.
4:50 p.m. Oct. 8, 2019 - Associated Press
Russian election-interference efforts have only increased since 2016: bipartisan Senate report Lawmakers call on Trump administration to create an emergency task force on foreign election interferenceLawmakers call on Trump administration to create an emergency task force on foreign election interference.
5:47 a.m. Oct. 8, 2019 - By Tim Mullaney
Sanders, Biden and Trump are too old to be president Even without age-related decline, the presidency’s no ordinary jobBernie Sanders would be 87 years old if he served two terms as president. Joe Biden would be 86. Donald Trump is already declining at 73. We can’t be serious.
6:47 a.m. Oct. 5, 2019 - By Devin Carroll
These 7 Social Security myths just aren’t true, no matter how often you hear them Believing these myths can be dangerous to your financial well being — and even your ability to afford your retirementBelieving these myths can be dangerous to your financial well being — and even your ability to afford your retirement.
10:05 a.m. Oct. 4, 2019 - By Howard Gold
Putting it together: The five pillars of your personal pension plan How to build a secure retirementHow to build a secure retirement
1:36 a.m. Oct. 3, 2019 - Associated Press
Trump administration privatizing migrant child detentionthe Trump administration has started shifting some of the caretaking of migrant children toward the private sector and contractors instead of
9:58 a.m. Sept. 30, 2019 - By Abby Schultz
20 Minutes With: Bobby Turner on Creating Social ImpactThe financier’s impact investing firm leverages star power to invest in infrastructure for housing, schools, and healthcare
4:25 a.m. Sept. 30, 2019 - By Alessandra Malito
The 2020 Social Security COLA is expected to be minimal — and that’s not even the worst part Social Security follows inflation rates tagged to expenses of workers, not retireesSocial Security follows inflation rates tagged to expenses of workers, not retirees
12:50 p.m. Sept. 27, 2019 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
These charts show the shocking number of high school and college students who vape Twelve deaths and 805 cases of vaping-related breathing illness were confirmed by the CDC this weekTwelve deaths and 805 cases of vaping-related breathing illness were confirmed by the CDC this week.
5:59 a.m. Sept. 23, 2019 - Associated Press
U.S. colleges see steep decline in students from China Many colleges have reported a drop of one-fifth or more for this fall Many colleges have reported a drop of one-fifth or more for this fall.
1:26 p.m. Sept. 21, 2019 - By Jonathan Burton
Workers would get money and voting power under this radical profit-sharing idea Dividend-paying ‘inclusive ownership fund’ offers employees a leg up as the pay gap widensDividend-paying ‘inclusive ownership fund’ offers employees a leg up as the pay gap widens.
2:05 a.m. Sept. 17, 2019 - Barrons.com
Here’s How Much the Fastest Growing Jobs in the U.S. Pay The worst paid profession improves the quality of life of millions of Americans and their elderly family members
12:59 a.m. Sept. 17, 2019 - By Richard Eisenberg
Student debt is taking an emotional toll on America’s families Middle-class life is largely organized around the problem of paying for collegeThe author of ‘Indebted’ explains why the college financial aid system is broken.
6:34 a.m. Sept. 15, 2019 - By Alessandra Malito
Social Security is a lifeline for many older Americans, but how will it be funded in the future? Proposed solutions are unpopular Proposed solutions are unpopular
10:50 a.m. Sept. 13, 2019 - By Meera Jagannathan
Andrew Yang says he’ll give $1,000 a month to 10 families — here’s what 2020 Democrats have said about universal basic income The businessman has centered his campaign around a $1,000-a-month UBIThe businessman has centered his campaign around a $1,000-a-month UBI.
7:14 a.m. Sept. 12, 2019 - By Andrew G. Biggs
Stop pushing poor people to save more for retirement It doesn’t always make financial sense for themHere’s why it doesn’t always make financial sense for them.
6:24 a.m. Sept. 7, 2019 - By Alessandra Malito
This podcast exposes what Americans get wrong about retirement saving — and what they can do to make it right Why the reports of Social Security’s demise may be way overblown Why the reports of Social Security’s demise may be way overblown
5:26 a.m. Sept. 5, 2019 - By Gerri Detweiler
How to handle a dead person’s credit report It’s best to notify agenciesIf someone close to you dies, you may need to wrap up a few loose ends with regard to their credit.
7:03 a.m. Sept. 4, 2019 - Associated Press
Department of Homeland Security wants to create fake Facebook profiles to monitor foreigners Facebook says such a practice would violate the company’s rules.Facebook says such a practice would violate the company’s rules.
6:17 a.m. Sept. 4, 2019 - By Liz Weston
3 things millennials are getting wrong about Social Security They may be underestimating its valueYou can’t blame them—for years, they’ve heard that Social Security is about to ‘run out of money’
3:28 p.m. Sept. 3, 2019 - Associated Press
Facebook says feds can’t create fake accounts to monitor foreigners entering U.S. Report Friday said practice has been authorized by Homeland SecurityFacebook said Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security would be violating the company’s rules if agents create fake profiles to monitor the social media of foreigners seeking to enter the country.
5:01 a.m. Sept. 2, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
My aunt is stealing my dead mother’s Social Security and persuaded my hospitalized father to sign over power of attorney ‘My father was recently very sick and in the hospital, and he was not in his right mind’‘My father was recently very sick and in the hospital, and he was not in his right mind.’
3:30 a.m. Aug. 31, 2019 - Barrons.com
How ‘Unretirement’ Affects Your Social Security If you’ve decided to go back to work, you can suspend your Social Security benefits and get more money down the road.
3:00 a.m. Aug. 31, 2019 - Barrons.com
It Might Be Better to Take Social Security at 66 Instead of 70. Here’s Why. Conventional wisdom about Social Security bites the dust—again.
6:30 a.m. Aug. 30, 2019 - By Mark Hulbert
Why it might be better to take Social Security at age 66 instead of 70 Uncertainty about Social Security’s future makes forecasting trickyUncertainty about Social Security’s future makes forecasting difficult.
8:32 a.m. Aug. 29, 2019 - By Mark Hulbert
Why people who claim Social Security early often live to regret it For retirees, the early bird does not always get the wormFor retirees, the early bird does not always get the worm.
5:39 a.m. Aug. 29, 2019 - By Gerri Detweiler
Got tricked into giving up your Social Security number? Here’s what to do Act fast, and protect yourself from future fraudHow to avoid Social Security fraud, and what to do if someone gets hold of your number.
1:04 a.m. Aug. 28, 2019 - By Sean Pyles
Your smartphone is a huge digital threat. Here’s what you can do about that Know the risks and neutralize themYour phone has three main areas of vulnerability, but there are steps you can take to mitigate them.
9:28 a.m. Aug. 26, 2019 - Barrons.com
Cities Are Saying No to 5G, Citing Health, Aesthetics — and FCC Bullying Those hawking specious safety concerns about new 5G technology have found common cause with some of America’s most powerful mayors.
4:01 a.m. Aug. 21, 2019 - By Alessandra Malito
Social Security is already in trouble — and a payroll-tax cut might only make it worse The Obama administration approved a similar plan in 2011 and 2012 but reimbursed the programThe Obama administration approved a similar plan in 2011 and 2012, but reimbursed the program
1:00 a.m. Aug. 21, 2019 - Barrons.com
It’s Not a Bad Time for the Right Kind of Tax Cut Reducing the amount of payroll taxes owed by lower- and middle-income workers would boost the economy and help offset the damage from higher tariffs.
12:49 p.m. Aug. 20, 2019 - By Meera Jagannathan
19 ways to lower your electricity, water and cable bills, and teens will love this car — except it tells their parents if they speed or break curfew Tuesday’s top personal finance stories Tuesday’s top personal finance storiesTuesday’s top personal finance stories
12:00 p.m. Aug. 20, 2019 - By Robert Schroeder
Here’s what a payroll tax cut would cost the government Price tag is $300 billion under one scenario, analysts estimateCutting payroll taxes might help stop an economic slowdown but would cost the government hundreds of billions of dollars at a time of rising fiscal deficits, according to one estimate.
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