Benefit recipients will get a small increase next year, and the maximum amount of earnings subject to the Social Security tax will rise.
Have you ever washed -- or seriously considered washing -- tin foil to use it a second time?
Older cellphone owners are using more data, but their calling plans are stuck in the pre-Internet era.
The actuarial firm Milliman finds that US public pension systems owe $300 billion more than reported.
A new survey also says 32% of Americans think homeowners should be able to strategically default on their mortgages without facing consequences.
The tax burden on American workers is one of the lowest on Earth.
You won't find these propositions on your local ballot, but you're voting for them every day with your wallet.
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