About 46% of American retirees have no more than $10,000 in savings at the end of life.
A small group of recipients remains eligible for checks, and a consumer group is urging the Treasury to allow more waivers.
Tens of thousands of retirees have fallen behind on student loans -- and the feds are coming after their Social Security benefits.
About a third of Social Security recipients pay federal income tax on a portion of their benefits. Is that fair?
U.S. workers under age 60 will no longer receive an annual paper statement about Social Security contributions and future benefits.
People of this generation enjoy few of the advantages that enabled their grandparents to build worry-free golden years.
The baby boom generation, instead of raising Social Security taxes on itself, kicked the problem of underfunding down the road.
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