Social Security

Social Security Checks Will Still be Mailed– For Now

March 11, 2013
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Several million consumers have missed the deadline for making the switch to paperless Social Security benefits, but the government will not cut them off from receiving their benefits. March 1 marked the deadline for Social Security and other Federal benefit recipients to make the change from receiving a paper check to an electronic payment...

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Your Social Security Benefit Data Now Available OnLine

January 8, 2013
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The Social Security Administration has moved into the digital age finally by making your information available to you on the Internet. You can create an account by going to this site and filling out your personal information. Once you have done that you can get your benefits verification letter, which documents your monthly benefit....

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Stock Markets Cheer Congressional Action, But The Tough Issues Are Still Ahead

January 2, 2013
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Stock Markets Cheer Congressional Action, But The Tough Issues Are Still Ahead

The last minute deal cobbled together in Washington to temporarily prevent the U.S. from going over the fiscal cliff was met with jubilation on stock markets around the world with many markets up two percent or more. But once the partying is over, investors are likely to look ahead and focus on other fiscal...

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CT Golden Years: Connecticut’s Elderly Can Sign on with National Elder Abuse Data Base

August 1, 2012
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CT Golden Years: Connecticut’s Elderly Can Sign on with National Elder Abuse Data Base

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is seeking information on incidents of exploitation of the elderly, including financial exploitation to include in the Federal Register. The Register is advertising its efforts nationally to create a data base of elder exploitation and elder abuse, including financial abuse as well as certifications or designations of financial advisers...

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