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How To Max Out Your Social Security

How does getting more money sound? Laurence Kotlikoff, Philip Moeller and Paul Solomon offer up three tips for getting the most out of your social security.

02/18/2015

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Bush Posts Emails With Social Security Numbers

Jeb Bush sought to show himself as a tech-savvy executive. But tucked away in posted emails were the names, birthdates and Social Security numbers of more than 12,000 people.

02/13/2015

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House Rule Sets Up Election-Year Battle Over Social Security

The House has passed new rules that could force an explosive battle over Social Security’s finances on the eve of the 2016 presidential election.

01/07/2015

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Four Arrested For Social Security Fraud Scheme

A Social Security Administration worker is among four Arlington residents arrested and federally charged with conspiracy to defraud the Social Security Administration.

05/20/2014

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North Texas Man In Battle Over Social Security Check

One North Texas man wants local banking institutions and the Social Security Administration to review their polices concerning checks issued to the recently deceased.

CBS 11–12/27/2013

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Social Security In 1935: How Today’s Health Law Should Evolve

Imagine how social security was first administered. Now imagine how the Affordable Care Act could look in 75 years.

11/08/2013

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Caring For The Elderly: Does China Have It Right?

China recently passed an Elderly Rights Law, requiring adult children to stay connected with their parents.

10/03/2013

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Trustees Say Medicare Exhausted In 2026

The government says Medicare’s giant hospital trust will not be exhausted until 2026, while the date that Social Security will exhaust its trust fund is unchanged at 2033.

05/31/2013

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‘Jacob’, ‘Sophia’ Repeat As Top Baby Names For 2012

‘Jacob’ and ‘Sophia’ top the Social Security’s Most Popular Baby Names List for 2012. ‘Jacob’ has held the top spot for 14 consecutive years.

05/09/2013

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First 2013 Paychecks Bring Unwanted Surprise

Many North Texas workers are opening their first paychecks of the year on Friday, and many are unpleasantly surprised.

01/18/2013

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GOP Proposes New ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Offer To Obama

House Republicans negotiating with President Barack Obama on avoiding the so-called fiscal cliff are proposing to increase the eligibility age for Medicare and to lower cost-of-living hikes in Social Security benefits.

12/03/2012

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CBS 11 Investigates: New Social Security Scam Hitting Retirees

It’s a new scam that could affect you or someone you know. Identity thieves have found a way to steal recipients’ monthly social security checks — even before they arrive in their accounts.

11/30/2012

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