The furlough of government employees would cause some pain, particularly to those 800,000 who would have to go without a paycheck.
Workers will have to use online tools to review annual tax and earnings records.
A wallet company reprinted a secretary's Social Security number on a sample card inserted into one of its products. More than 40,000 people later claimed the number as their own.
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Rather than increase their retirement savings once the kids are gone, many people live it up.
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