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Beware Of Scammers Pretending To Be From Social Security

Last week I received six recorded calls purportedly from the Social Security Administration (SSA) informing me that my Social Security number was being deactivated.

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House Democratic Caucus Chairman Rep. John B. Larson, D-Conn., talks about jobs and the economy as the House of Representatives returns to work from its winter break, at the Capitol in Washington, Wed., Jan. 18, 2012.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

New Bill Could Make Social Security Better For Everyone

The bill includes a tax cut for middle-income seniors and other beneficiaries who are currently required to pay federal income tax on their benefits, and gradually increases the contributions (FICA) of workers and their employers.

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Could Social Security Actually Get A Benefit Expansion?

The idea that Social Security benefits should be expanded, not cut, is going mainstream.

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It’s Time To Fix Social Security’s Tax Burden

People on Social Security need a tax break. The rest of us need to make sure they get it; for everyone’s sake.

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Would A Higher Social Security Retirement Age Hurt Retirees?

Is it time to raise the Social Security retirement age? The idea crops up often as a partial fix for the long-term financial challenges facing the program.

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Social Security Claiming Rules Invite Calamity

As you will quickly realize, I am not a fan of the rules governing claiming date within Social Security.

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