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2014-08-07 23:11:43

The Social Security Trustees recently forecast that benefits would grow by only 1.5% in 2015 — the same amount beneficiaries received this year, further weaking the buying power of tens of millions of beneficiaries. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Social Security recipients may be in for another record low cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) next year, warns The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). The Social Security Trustees recently forecast that benefits would grow by only 1.5% in...

2014-08-07 23:05:59

Social Security Disability and Medicare Advocacy Firm Continues Participation in Annual Conference for Eleventh Consecutive Year Wakefield, MA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 The Advocator Group, LLC looks forward to joining nearly 250 exhibitors at the 19th Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) Annual Conference, taking place August 11-14, 2014 at the Venetian Resort in Las Vegas. Conference programs will concentrate on advancement strategies and resources to help employers improve...

2014-07-30 00:21:01

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO MEDICARE ANNIVERSARY Profile America -- Wednesday, July 30th. The national government's broad involvement in individual health insurance goes back to this date in 1965 when President Lyndon Johnson signed the Social Security Amendments, which established Medicare and Medicaid. The legislation was...

2014-07-29 23:13:42

Henry Acciani of O’Connor, Acciani & Levy expresses concern over the recent allegations made by the Association of Mature Citizens that social security funds will run out within the next 15 years. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Henry Acciani, a social security disability attorney and partner at O’Connor, Acciani & Levy, comments on the recent allegation by the Association of Mature American Citizens that the government is running out of social security funds faster than...

2014-07-28 23:00:15

A leading proposal to temporarily fix the looming insolvency of the Social Security disability trust fund by reallocating payroll taxes has virtually no support among seniors, according to a new poll by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 A leading proposal to temporarily fix the looming insolvency of the Social Security disability trust fund by reallocating payroll taxes has virtually no support among seniors, according to a new poll by The Senior...

2014-07-24 23:12:37

Heard & Smith, a national disability law firm that concentrates on the disabled and the injured, is applauding a new article published by the Center for American Progress (CAP) on its website that is affirming Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) as “a lifeline to millions of Americans.” San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Heard & Smith, a national disability law firm that concentrates on the disabled and the injured, is applauding a new article published by the...

2014-07-14 23:07:08

The LifeYield Social Security Optimizer allows advisors to help clients determine when and how to claim Social Security so they can enjoy more income in retirement. (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 LifeYield, LLC a provider of tax-smart goals based investing software, announced the release of the LifeYield Social Security Optimizer, which allows advisors to help clients determine when and how to claim Social Security so they can enjoy more income in retirement. With 10,000 Baby Boomers retiring...

2014-06-27 20:21:38

CHICAGO, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund (CTPF) received more than $585 million earlier today, completing the $612.5 million required contribution from the Chicago Board of Education (BOE) for the 2014 fiscal year. "This is an important step. This payment marks the first time since 2010 that the BOE has made a full payment of its pension obligation," said Jay C. Rehak, CTPF president of the board of trustees and interim executive director. "Our...

2014-06-26 23:11:32

Heard & Smith is commenting on the Senate hearing that was held on June 18, 2014 that focused on the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) decision to close a record number of field offices. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Heard & Smith, a national disability law firm that concentrates on the disabled and the injured, is commenting on the Senate hearing that was held on June 18, 2014 Senate Special Committee on Aging, which criticized the Social Security...

2014-06-25 23:15:49

Monthly household expenses of seniors increased up to six times faster than their Social Security benefits between January of 2013 and January of 2014, according to a new survey by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Monthly household expenses of seniors increased up to six times faster than their Social Security benefits between January of 2013 and January of 2014, according to a new survey by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). Sixty-five percent of...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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