social security

Study: Baby Boomers Haven't Taken Most From Social Security

(CNN) - It might be time to stop the blame game with baby boomers. You've probably heard before that baby boomers are stretching the Social Security system, but new research from the Center for Retirement research at Boston College…

Avoiding Social Security Scams

(NBC News) According to a recent report, nearly half of all phone calls will come from scammers by next year. The latest scheme involves fraudsters claiming to be from the Social Security Administration. "The…

Report: Medicare Funding To Run Out 3 Years Earlier

(CNN) - A new report is heightening concerns about the financial future of Medicare. According to the Washington Post, a new Medicare trustees report reveals the Medicare trust fund will dry up by 2026; three years sooner than what…

New Medicare Cards Mailed/Beware of Scams

(CNN) - The federal government is taking new precautions to protect Medicare participants. New cards are in the mail to help warn scams aimed at seniors enrolled in Medicare. The cards will have an 11 digit identification number instead of…

Social Security Checks 2% Bigger in 2018

(CNN) - Millions of Americans will get a small boost to their Social Security checks next year. The government announced a two percent increase to Social Security benefits Friday morning. The bigger checks aim to help offset rising prices. The…

President Trump's Budget to Eliminate the Deficit

President Trump's 2018 budget proposal is scheduled to come out today. White House budget director, Mick Mulvaney, briefed reporters on the blueprint Monday. The budget proposal seeks to eliminate the deficit in 10 years while avoiding cuts cuts to medicare…