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2014-03-19 23:01:54

Experts from across the country will discuss various topics regarding the ACA on April 4, 2014, at the daylong 12th Annual Employee Benefits Symposium at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 There is no shortage of questions when it comes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), among them, is it a good tax policy, and what is the political implication for states that decline? Experts from across the country will discuss various topics regarding the ACA on April 4,...

2014-03-18 23:02:35

Dr. Marilyn Moon, a nationally-recognized economist and expert on Medicare, aging, consumer health issues and health care financing, has been selected by the National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) to receive the prestigious Robert M. Ball Award for Outstanding Achievements in Social Insurance. Moon, an Institute Fellow at AIR and Director of its Center on Aging, will receive the award June 3 at an event in Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Dr. Marilyn Moon, a...

2014-03-18 16:23:07

Book provides American families 125 ways to save and stretch their wealth NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- America's IRA Expert, Ed Slott, announces the release of the 2014 edition of his Retirement Decisions Guide, which shares detailed information on 125 ways American families can save and stretch their wealth, including even more wisdom on Social Security and Medicare than in prior editions. This timely book provides consumers up-to-date foundational knowledge on how to...

2014-03-16 23:03:21

The Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP receives funding to assist older adults and people with disabilities Lansing, MI (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 MMAP executive director, Jo Murphy said, “Millions of low-income older Americans struggle to pay their prescription, health care, food, and energy costs. The Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) grants have been instrumental in helping these disadvantaged seniors to regain their economic footing and lead...

2014-03-14 23:04:19

Allsup explains what to expect with a hearing for SSDI benefits. Belleville, IL (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 More people than ever before attended a video hearing last year while seeking Social Security disability benefits, pointing to the value of having a representative, according to Allsup. The company, based in Belleville, Ill., has helped hundreds of thousands of people qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. The number of video hearings increased to 179,308 in...

2014-03-13 12:34:02

Fellowes, Inc. and the Identity Theft Resource Center Partner to Provide Education on the Topic ITASCA, Ill., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tax-related identity theft has been on the rise for years and the ITRC predicts it won't be slowing down in 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130124/CG47409LOGO The Javelin Strategy & Research 2014 Identity Fraud Report found incidences of identity theft rose to 13.1 million people in 2013, which is the second highest number in 11 years....

2014-03-10 23:04:34

ThreatMetrix Shares Comprehensive Security Strategies to Avoid Cybercrime and Identity Theft During Tax Season San Jose, CA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of context-based security and advanced fraud prevention solutions, today announced the risks consumers face during tax season and strategies to protect taxpayer identities, especially when filing online returns. Of all potentially fraudulent tax returns, 93 percent are filed online, asserting the...

2014-03-06 23:00:19

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) recently released information about Social Security that went unnoticed by the media, and was all but ignored by Congress and President Obama. The part of the program that pays benefits to 11 million disabled workers and dependents will be fully exhausted within three years — nearly 20 years sooner than the retirement program. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) recently released grim information about Social...

2014-03-06 16:20:23

Move continues delivering market-leading retirement benefits while strengthening competitiveness CHICAGO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today provided advance notice to nonunion employees participating in the company's defined benefit pension plans that they will transition in 2016 to a company-funded defined contribution retirement savings plan. Beginning Jan. 1, 2016, Boeing will make cash contributions each pay period to employees' retirement savings through a new defined...

2014-03-05 04:22:14

Increasing Social Security and Medicare eligibility ages most popular among those already eligible, least popular among those approaching eligibility NEW YORK, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Social security and Medicare are often treated collectively as something of a third rail in politics (though there is admittedly no shortage of those). However, as American life expectancy has increased and as Baby Boomers are now eligible for early retirement and are approaching full retirement benefits...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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