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House Democrats Unveil Social Security Expansion Bill With Unprecedented Support
Rep. John Larson believes his plan to increase benefits will pass the House.
Did Donald Trump Cheat On His Social Security And Medicare Taxes?
President, Social Security Works
The only way to know for sure is to see his federal income tax returns. But there is indeed evidence already in the public domain that suggests that, on top of being a racist, a misogynist, and a xenophobe, Donald Trump is a tax cheat.
How to Handle Employee Pay When You're a Small Business
Award-winning entrepreneur, podcaster, coffee obsessor
Outsource Your Payroll The simplest way to make sure you're in compliance and that your pay is handled on time is to delegate
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This One Line Sums Up The Big Clinton-Sanders Policy Argument
He's all about the vision. She wants to know the details.
Social Security; Part 1: Today the Problem, Tomorrow the Solution
Author, Novelist, Futurist, Lecturer
The so-called 'retirement age' is nominally thought to be 65 years old, but to get your full Social Security benefits the age is inching up each couple of months to 67, for those born in 1960 or later. And who knows where it will go from there? Or what will become of it.
Social Security: Analysis and Suggestions
Author, Novelist, Futurist, Lecturer
Today with all the advancement on each of these fronts, average longevity is in the 80s and headed to the 90s. The largest growing demographic are the centurions and over -- for all the reasons that you readers know. So... what to do to rationalize the Social Security Retirement System?
My Son's First Paycheck and His Tax Revelation
David A. Dedman
President and Founder, Lexington Wealth Management
We all remember that first summer job after our 16th birthday. Some of us can remember bussing tables, working the drive thru window or mowing yards for some extra money.
Future Homebuyer Pockets Picked By Washington Lawmakers
Garrick T. Davis
Managing Director at America's Homeowner Alliance
The homebuyer of tomorrow should not be asked to pay for the fleeting temporary tax reduction and unemployment benefit extension of yesterday.
Mine! Mine! Mine! Keeping Your Business Monies Straight
Mark A. Steber
Chief Tax Officer, Jackson Hewitt Tax Service
Ever feel like you are part of that scene from a movie where the seagulls are fighting over a crab only it's your money and you are trying to keep a scrap of it? Here are some strategies to help you keep what is yours and ensure what you have collected for others is handled properly.
President Obama, Go Big or Go Home
Writer of words and music, author, educator, bodyboarder, orch...
There's an old saying in surfing: Go big or go home. Right now, each race around the country is in it's own little bubble, disconnected to the larger narrative. Only true vision and leadership can unite them to raise a populist wave and that is what the Presidential pulpit is for.
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Asking How to Pay for Social Security Is Asking the Wrong Question
Senior Advisor & NY Coordinator for the Public Banking Institu...
Social Security works. It does what it was designed to do, and although this was not the concern when it was set up, it actually boosts the national output above what it distributes. It is a win-win-win.
A Solution to Eroding Retirement Security
Founder and executive director, For Economic Justice
Why are we not addressing how the system facilitates greed capitalism and envy while concentrating productive capital ownership among the 1 to 10 percent of the population?
Payroll Tax Poll Finds Many Americans Feel Tax Hike Effects
According to the new survey, 56 percent of Americans who said that they work for pay have noticed the taxes withheld from
Salaried Employees Will Earn 2 Percent Less Per Paycheck in 2013
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Americans saw a payroll tax increase on January 1, 2013, due to the expiration of the payroll tax holiday, a temporary tax break voted into law in the hopes of stimulating the economy.
Refusing Austerity in America -- How "Baby Bonds" Could Expand Social Security
Alan A. Aja
William A. Darity Jr.
We need to expand the conception and reach of social security rather than continuously put it on the national chopping block.
N.Y. congressman quits paying wife from campaign account
Center for Public Integrity
One of the country's oldest nonpartisan, nonprofit investigati...
Beverly Massa's monthly salary dropped to $1,694 per month in December 2010, then $1,292 in October 2011, before creeping
Payroll Tax Hike Goes Unnoticed By Half Of Americans: Survey
The payroll tax hike may not be derailing the economic recovery after all. Forty-eight percent of Americans did not even
Worst Income Drop In 20 Years Shows Austerity Arrived Long Before The Sequester
The biggest of these was a reversal of a surge in dividend income in December, as companies rushed to pay stock holders dividends
Less Money, More Problems: Seven And A Half Things To Know
Heard On The Tweets: Thing Six: Charges For Peanut Pushers: Four former executives at the Peanut Corporation of America, the
Apple In Trouble For Hoarding: Seven And A Half Things To Know
Mark Gongloff is off the newsletter this week, so today's 7.5 Things are brought to you by Jillian Berman. After that move
Why Consumers are Bummed Out
Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy, University of Califor...
The stock market is bullish. The housing market seems to have rebounded a bit. So why are consumers so glum? Because they're deeply worried about their jobs and their incomes -- as they have every right to be.
How to Combat Payroll Tax Increase
Savings Expert at Coupons.com
Americans saw a hit in their paychecks this week, which makes things harder on working families. Payroll taxes were raised by 2 percent. This means less money for necessities like gas, clothing, groceries and entertainment. Here are some ways to combat it.
Fiscal Fiasco Solved? Not Even Close
16-year-old junior at Lincoln High School in Stockton, CA
The fiscal cliff deal we were given was fashioned in a matter of days with too little revenue initiatives, no spending cuts, no debt ceiling resolutions, and a cornucopia of corporate tax extensions.
2012 Jobs Story
Max Fraad Wolff
Looking back at 2012 it is clear that the jobs market turned in a solid and underwhelming performance. In fact, 2012, was a slightly weaker re-run of 2011 with a significant decline in the headline unemployment rate.
Why Your Boss Is Dreading Pay Day (And Why You Should Be Too)
Joe Van Brussel
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