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Why You Shouldn’t Bank on Social Security Retirement Benefits

Social Security is headed out the door, and so are your benefits.

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Social Security Checks Eliminated with Direct Deposit Program

Electronic Social Security checks cut costs.

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Retirees Losing 15 Percent of Social Security Checks to Student Loan Debt

The government is finally getting the money owed on student loans by garnishing Social Security checks.

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Guide to Collecting Social Security Benefits in Retirement

Remember that waiting to begin collecting equals a bigger check.

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Social Security Benefits for Seniors to Go Extinct in 23 Years

The U.S. government announced that social security benefits may cut off sooner than later.

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Social Security Checks to Receive 3.6 Percent Cost-of-Living Increase

Senior citizens and other recipients of Social Security benefits will see their payments increase in 2012, according to a new government announcement. This 3.6 percent cost-of-living increase is the first granted for Social Security recipients since 2009. Low Inflation Impacted Previous Years’ Social Security Payment Increases Social Security recipients will receive a spike in their monthly checks after two consecutive...

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Social Security Issues Millions in Benefits to Deceased

A recent report issued by the Social Security inspector general revealed the office makes it a habit of issuing payments to deceased beneficiaries. This is at a time when the Social Security Administration is already in danger of running out of money for living recipients when they retire. Social Security Has Paid $40.3 Million to...

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Social Security Trust Fund Will Run Out of Money by 2017

The trust fund that supports Social Security disability benefits is expected to run out of money by 2017, according to new congressional estimates. If this occurs without Congress making adjustments, the program will be unable to pay full benefits to retirees in a few short years. Baby Boomers Draining Social Security Trust Fund According to...

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