SOCIAL SECURITY: INFORMATION & UPDATES Can a grandchild receive SSA benefits?
Q: I have custody of my young granddaughter and raising her without assistance from her parents. Can she receive benefits through my record when I start Social Security retirement next year?
A: In ve... Posted on 6/17/13 at 11:05 AM
LIVING IN RETIREMENT Foundation of Retirement - Social Security
Social Security payments are important to most American's retirement plans. After all, a worker has contributed a significant portion of their incometo Social Security via payroll taxes;starting at2.2... Posted on 6/4/13 at 8:33 AM
PLANNING INFORMATION AND RESOURCES Target Date Funds...What I Call a Target Rich Environment
The Pension Protection Act of 2006 approved the use of Target Date funds asa default option forretirement plan sponsors and since that time, we have seen an explosion of popularity in its offering (Ta... Posted on 3/26/13 at 10:58 AM
HEALTHY TIDBITS Taxes
Don't forget to do your taxes. There are programs to help Seniors called Tax-Aide.There is Community Action in Duluth and other programs that are free.
Check out this website:
www.aarp.org/findtaxhe... Posted on 3/12/13 at 7:28 AM
NEW PLATEAUS The Panhandling Indian Woman
She was as innocuous as a tree or road signjust another person at the top of the freeway exit ramp here in south Minneapolis. Its a popular place for panhandlers. As I drove closer, though, her sign t... Posted on 10/30/12 at 7:16 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A tough new cost-cutting playbook submitted by the co-chairmen of President Barack Obama's deficit commission has been embraced by Sens. Kent Conrad and Judd Gregg, the first two elected officials to endorse it.
AARP gathers info from cross section
The future of Social Security is a weighted issue on many minds. Even with elections now over, many hope lawmakers are still willing to hear what the public thinks should be done with the possibly faltering system.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate and North Dakota Gov. John Hoeven doesn’t agree with a recent proposal by a Republican colleague that the Social Security system can be bolstered by using money from oil drilling in national parks.
BISMARCK – Congress could avoid “a lot of bad ideas” for shoring up Social Security by removing the annual limit on income that is subject to the Social Security tax, North Dakota Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Tracy Potter said Friday.
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