Tag: Social Security

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s push to cut Social Security payroll taxes for the rest of the year — and even arguing for a permanent cut — would do little to bolster the coronavirus-battered…

Last week, Jake LaTurner, candidate for Congress, said he thought the additional $600 in unemployment benefits to help those who have lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic are a bad idea. LaTurner gave…

It shouldn’t be up to Kansas or any state in the nation to ensure their citizens are adequately tested for the COVID-19 virus.  It’s a national problem, and as such developing a coronavirus test should…

Your Social Security card should be kept in a safe place with your other important papers and avoid giving it out unnecessarily. Even with best intentions, it may get misplaced. Keep in mind you may…

A common criticism of government is that it’s too big and, as such, plays too big a role in our lives. It makes us soft, some say. Instead of learning personal responsibility, people rely on…

There are Americans cashing their first Social Security checks this year who had better make backup plans. By the time they hit their early 80s, the U.S. government might cut their retirement pay by 25…

The good news is that Congress must approve a president’s proposed budget.  The bad news is that President Donald Trump’s is so full of hurt that legislators will need to inspect it closely to ensure…

Precision isn’t always possible when it comes to retirement planning. That doesn’t mean you have to wing it and hope your savings don’t expire before you do. Looking at the income, living expenses and life…

Recent data show teenagers now are more stressed, depressed, and anxious than at almost any point in recent history. For many adults, hearing this probably provokes concern and bewilderment: what’s wrong with today’s teens? I…

You know you’re in trouble if your boss questions your very existence. So when Jon Hamdorf, director of Medicaid for Kansas, says he struggles with the concept of whether health care is a right or…