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Modest Uptick for Social Security Benefits in 2021

(Associated Press) Social Security recipients will get a modest 1.3% cost-of living-increase in 2021, but that might be small comfort amid worries...

Trump Administration Allows Deferral of Social Security Tax

(Associated Press) The Trump administration on Friday allowed employers to suspend collection of some Social Security taxes, although business groups don't like...

Why Taking Social Security Early Costs Too Much

(Associated Press) Starting Social Security early typically means getting a smaller benefit for the rest of your life. The penalty is steep:...

Will Social Security Go Bankrupt?

(Warren Gibson, American Institute for Economic Research) A private annuity promises a series of payments continuing over the annuity holder’s lifetime but...

Social Security Will Run Out of Money in 2029 Because of...

(Simon Black, Sovereign Man) The CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics released some alarming data earlier this week that surprisingly had...

Social Security Recipients May Be in For a Rude Awakening Next...

(MarketWatch) Social Security beneficiaries might not receive much of a cost-of-living adjustment next year — and some say recipients might not get...

Social Security and Medicare Funds at Risk

(Associated Press) The financial conditions of the government’s two biggest benefits programs remain shaky, with Medicare projected to become insolvent in...

Where Coronavirus Relief Checks Go, Fraudsters Follow

(Associated Press) The Internal Revenue Service has begun depositing stimulus checks electronically into bank accounts. If you’ve gotten yours, great. Now,...

Social Security Is a Terrible Investment

(Mises Institute) Social Security, the primary retirement savings tool and biggest tax for millions of Americans, is a bad deal, critics contend.

Hackers Ramp Up Attacks on Retirement Accounts — How to Secure...

(MarketWatch) Bank accounts are a top target for hackers, and retirement accounts may not be far behind. Cybercriminals are moving toward retirement...