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Americans Nearest Death To Receive 2% Social Security Bump In 2018By: Kaight27 commentsMillionaires By The MillionsBy: Kaight5 commentsEquifax To Offer Free Credit Freezes For Life, New CEO SaysBy: cumulus7 commentsSocial Security Benefits Are Getting Another Boost In 2018By: Ally67703 comments

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Posted by: Kaight  |   5 votes  |  27 Comments

Title says it all.  Old farts will get more borrowed SS money in 2018.  Young people will end up holding a giant bag of crushing debt after the seasoned read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   1 vote  |  3 Comments

The Social Security Administration said the 2% cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits payable to Social Security beneficiaries in read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   2 votes  |  Comment

Both are still offered for residents in parts of SW Michigan 

Posted by: alan1  |   6 votes  |  1 Comment

LA Times, Oct. 12, 2017 Equifax, Inc. has taken part of its website offline after an independent security analyst reported that the site apparently had been read more

Posted by: 51hh  |   6 votes  |  Comment

"About half of today's working-age households will not be able to maintain their standard of living in retirement. Social Security will provide less relative to read more

Posted by: Kaight  |   11 votes  |  5 Comments

I can remember when becoming a millionaire meant your status had been elevated well above the hoi polloi.  Today?  Not so much.  read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   8 votes  |  10 Comments

The checker, hosted by TrustedID (a subsidiary of Equifax) that millions of users are checking to see if their private information has been stolen doesn't read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   4 votes  |  Comment

There may be months when you have to miss a payment on your car loan, mortgage or your credit card. If this continues, your bank or credit union has the right to read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   1 vote  |  Comment

From Reuters: The mixed employment report should not change views the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in December. Fed Chair Janet Yellen cautioned last read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   2 votes  |  Comment

Federal Reserve Governor Jay Powell was interviewed by President Donald Trump for the top job at the U.S. central bank, the Wall Street Journal reported read more

Posted by: cumulus  |   6 votes  |  7 Comments

Equifax Inc. will debut a new service that will permanently give consumers the ability to lock and unlock their credit for free. The service will be introduced by read more

Posted by: Carpline  |   2 votes  |  Comment

Five credit unions get the green light to consolidate because of poor financial conditions and two for lack of growth.

Posted by: Anon1234  |   3 votes  |  Comment

Millions of people, roughly 143 million Americans, were affected by the Equifax (EFX) data breach.And some of those millions were retirees. The internet is read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   6 votes  |  Comment

Why Place an Initial Fraud AlertThree national credit reporting companies keep records of your credit history. If someone has misused your personal or financial read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   4 votes  |  Comment

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), as the new European rule is known, takes effect next May. The GDPR covers how companies store your data, and requires read more

Posted by: cumulus  |   9 votes  |  Comment

“I think the overall view that we would be raising rates gradually over the next two years and getting back to a normal level is the one I think I have a lot more read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   3 votes  |  1 Comment

Wolters Kluwer has prepared projected inflation-adjusted tax brackets for the 2018 Tax Rate Tables, the standard deduction, personal exemption and other tax amounts read more

Posted by: cumulus  |   9 votes  |  Comment

One proposal:   nationalize Equifax and the other two major credit reporting companies, Experian and TransUnion. We could follow other countries’ example and read more

Posted by: alan1  |   7 votes  |  1 Comment

People create fake versions of big companies’ websites all the time, usually for phishing purposes. But the companies do not usually link to them by read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   5 votes  |  21 Comments

From Bloomberg To feed its clients' insatiable desire for loans, Morgan Stanley is hoping to gather fresh cash by offering savers the country's top rate for read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   4 votes  |  Comment

4. Why not pay Experian and TransUnion, the two other large consumer-credit reporting agencies, to freeze the credit files connected to every victim of the most read more

Posted by: br1168  |   1 vote  |  Comment

Discover which payment types your small business should accept in this comprehensive guide.

Posted by: Ally6770  |   4 votes  |  4 Comments

Getting all stockbrokers, financial planners and insurance agents to act in the best interests of their clients is a struggle that financial firms and their read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   2 votes  |  4 Comments

The more-than 41 million retirees receiving Social Security checks in 2017 can expect to see an increase in monthly benefit checks in 2018, but read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   3 votes  |  Comment

When Congress hauls in Equifax CEO Richard Smith to grill him, it can start by asking why he put someone with degrees in music in charge of the company’s data read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   6 votes  |  4 Comments

In the U.S., $1 million in retirement savings will last anywhere from 12 years to 26 years, depending on where you live. Where does your state rank?

Posted by: Ally6770  |   8 votes  |  10 Comments

Credit reporting agency Equifax’s July data breach leaked information on 143 million US-based people, almost half the country’s population. But if you read more

Posted by: Ally6770  |   3 votes  |  2 Comments

In letter to Trump, cites personal reasons and defends bank regulation

Posted by: Ally6770  |   5 votes  |  7 Comments

Equifax, one of the three major consumer credit reporting agencies, said on Thursday that a data breach left Social Security numbers, driver’s license numbers and read more

Posted by: Ken Tumin  |   4 votes  |  1 Comment

The mildly disappointing jobs report in August will be little more than a speed bump on the Federal Reserve's road to continue tightening, economists said Friday.

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