New Medicare ID Cards

Preventing identity theft is the purpose of the new Medicare ID cards. Because a person’s Social Security number is currently on Medicare ID cards, this number, (used by Social Security Administration, U.S. Railroad Retirement Board, state Medicaid agencies, health care providers and health plans), is…

Social Security Increases in 2018

A cost-of-living increase of 2 percent has been announced by the Social Security Administration. Approximately one in five Americans will receive the cost of living benefit in 2018 which is more than 70 million U. S. residents; these include Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and…

Social Security Favors the Rich

Sound incredible? Social Security was designed to ensure that workers would not go penniless in old age; it was also designed to be an equalizer between rich and poor, giving more generous retirement benefits to low-income people given the taxes they pay during their working…