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2011-06-17 12:58:00

Reaffirms that program must be strengthened to maintain critical benefits WASHINGTON, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP CEO A.

2011-01-13 11:53:00

WINTER HAVEN, Fla., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Taxing the rich, in order to repay the looted Social Security money, is the only fair way to resolve the short-term Social Security funding problem, argues economist and author, Allen W. Smith, Ph.D.

2010-12-02 15:55:00

Statement of Paul Nathanson, National Senior Citizens Law Center WASHINGTON, Dec.

2010-08-11 10:46:00

85% oppose cutting Social Security to reduce the deficit as program celebrates 75th anniversary. WASHINGTON, Aug.

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2010-05-05 11:15:00

The decline in the generosity of Social Security benefits for workers who recently reached their 60s has been the leading cause of the trend toward delayed retirement of older men, a new national study suggests.

2009-11-12 06:15:00

WINTER HAVEN, Fla., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Economist and author, Allen W.

2009-08-18 16:55:28

A nearly two-decade trend that is stripping away employer-provided health-care benefits for retirees in private business will likely continue and could soon hit an even deeper pool of government retirees, new research by a University of Illinois elder law expert warns.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.