Lots of businesses, offices and schools ask you to provide a Social Security number when they don't need it. Handing it over could expose you to identity theft.
With most workers having less than $25,000 in total savings, Americans are headed for a dismal old age. And many 'have their heads in the sand.'
How much will the first pope to retire from the job in nearly 600 years collect each month?
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.
A group of corporate executives thinks Americans should have to wait longer to get Social Security and Medicare. Guess the median retirement age for the nation's top CEOs.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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In a tax case, a US judge ruled that the agency's published guidelines don't hold up in court.
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