Americans were generally content with across-the-board tax rates during the 1950s and '60s that were far higher than tax rates today.
Members of the two major U.S. political parties have distinctly different visions for 401k's, Social Security and Medicare.
A lawsuit settlement will end a Medicare policy that deprives chronically ill people of needed care.
Prices for many popular plans will increase significantly next year.
A TV camera focused on a Medicare card displayed by a delegate at the Democratic National Convention, making her Social Security number clearly visible to the TV audience.
The Supreme Court will soon issue a decision on the Affordable Care Act. What happens if part -- or all -- of the law is struck down?
A new survey indicates that affluent Americans favor raising the age for Social Security eligibility.
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