The end of a payroll tax break and mixed economic signals from Congress have erased all the gains made by the Consumer Confidence Index in 2012.
The Census Bureau finds more people over age 65 in the workforce than ever as benefits shrink.
There are steps you can take now to substantially increase your Social Security payments during retirement.
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A new study says people in their 20s and 30s carry more debt than their parents and grandparents did, and are paying off their balances more slowly.
A retirement expert argues that common-sense adjustments could eliminate Social Security's shortfall and take it out of the upcoming fiscal policy debate.
Middle-class taxpayers avoided an income tax increase in the fiscal cliff budget deal, but the Social Security payroll tax will be higher for everyone.
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