A reader is worried her husband's Social Security will get clipped if he takes a lower-paying job before he retires. Indeed, it might affect his eventual payout.
Born under FDR and expanded by LBJ, the program may be shaky in its dotage, but it's still vital to millions of Americans.
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People older than 75 are in crisis, struggling with rising debt and falling returns on fixed assets.
Low rates have left seniors without the safe streams of income they traditionally counted on. Will this be changing with the sudden rise in rates?
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Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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