SARASOTA, FL--- Social Security recipients will see a little more money come 2014. The Social Security Administration announcing a cost of living increase of 1.5%t for nearly 63 million people.
WASHINGTON (AP) — People with old Social Security debts are getting a reprieve — for now.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Social Security Administration says it is suspending a program in which thousands of people were having their tax refunds seized to recoup overpayments that happened more than a decade ago.
SARASOTA FL, --- Social Security recipients will see a modest wage increase come 2014. The Social Security Administration announcing it is implements a cost of living increase of 1.5% for nearly 63 million people.
WASHINGTON (AP) - For the second straight year, millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect historically small increases in their benefits come January.
SARASOTA--For many retirees, even an afternoon of music and dancing can't distract them from the fear of what could be coming.
(NAPSI)—Secure and convenient online access to your Social Security earnings and benefit information is available due in part to fraud prevention services that help the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA).
CAIRO (AP) -- The Egyptian military on Monday assumed joint responsibility with the police for security and protecting state institutions until the results of a Dec. 15 constitutional referendum are announced.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate lawmakers are going to be questioning the nation's international-aid agency about a secret, U.S.-backed social media network built to stir unrest in Cuba.
FILE - This Nov. 29, 2012 file photo shows House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio speaking to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. House Republicans negotiating with President Barack Obama on avoiding the so-called fiscal cliff are proposing to increase the eligibility age for Medicare and to lower cost-of-living hikes in Social Security benefits. Boehner said the GOP proposal is a "credible plan" for Obama and that he hopes the administration would "respond in a timely and responsible way." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
WASHINGTON (AP) — The outlook for President Barack Obama's health care law is getting better, with more people enrolled overall and a much-needed surge of interest among young adults.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of a Senate oversight panel is criticizing the Obama administration for failing to secure the release of an American contractor who remains imprisoned in Cuba five years after he was arrested.
(ARA) - Most people don't think they'll ever suffer a life-altering disability. However, a 20-year-old worker has about a three in 10 chance of suffering a disability before reaching retirement age, according to the Social Security Administration. As people's age increases, so does the likelihood of a disability forcing them out of the labor market. The average age of people receiving Social Security disability benefits is 53.
SARASOTA, Fla. - We have many treasures here on the Suncoast. One is the great wisdom of the senior citizens who live here. But one area resident is not about to retire to his rocking chair -- he's stepping into the political ring to do battle.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans are proposing a "fiscal cliff" plan that revives ideas from failed budget talks with President Barack Obama last year, calling for raising the eligibility age for Medicare, lowering cost-of-living hikes for Social Security benefits and bringing in $800 billion in higher tax revenue.
SARASOTA - Since the awful events of December 14th, 2012 in Connecticut, school security has been at the forefront of politicians’ agendas, school administrators’ priorities and parents’ concerns.
(NewsUSA) - Home health care is an essential part of the nation's health care system.
(NAPSI)—When it comes to your taxes, marriage changes everything. From choosing the correct filing status to determining what is and is not taxable, tax time can bring some unwanted stress if you’ve been recently married or divorced.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- After two tumultuous years of budget brinkmanship, President Barack Obama and Republicans in Congress finally agree on something - namely, that a previous 10-year pact to cut $1 trillion across the board was such a bad idea it must be stopped before it starts.
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The father of a sailor from Maryland says his son was the victim killed when a civilian approached a destroyer docked at a naval base and disarmed a sailor on watch.
SARASOTA, Fla. - the Internal Revenue Service is warning taxpayers about a sophisticated phone scam in which the scammers pose as IRS agents.
(ARA) - Are you considering going back to school? Many adults are doing just that. The National Center for Education (NCES) reports an increase in college enrollment for the last decade, with students who are 25 and older enrolling at a higher rate than younger ones. Through 2019, the NCES expects a rise of 23 percent of older students enrolling in college, and an increase of just 9 percent for younger students.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A combative President Barack Obama blamed Republican lawmakers Friday for failing to stop automatic spending cuts from beginning to kick in late in the day, arguing he can't perform a "Jedi mind meld" to get Republicans to agree on a deal. But he and GOP leaders displayed no appetite for letting the fight shut the government down later this month.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House says Republicans should come clean about how much they're willing to raise tax rates on the rich. Republicans counter that President Barack Obama's latest plan is a joke that avoids tough decisions on the nation's biggest entitlement programs, including Medicare.