Eileen Ambrose

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En español | The statistics are grim and are predicted to only get worse as the boomer generation ages.
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It’s bad enough being scammed out of your money once. But some older consumers are being conned a second time by so-called asset recovery companies promising to help recover the money lost in the initial fraud, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) warns.
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Identity theft has become so prevalent that some regulators say it’s not a matter of if you’ll become a victim, but when.
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Small businesses would be able to band together to create a joint 401(k) retirement plan, and some part-time workers could participate in their employer’s plan, under proposals to be included in President Obama’s final budget to Congress.
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Federal lawmakers will simplify tax planning for many by making certain tax breaks permanent — including one for charitably inclined older investors.
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The U.S. Department of Labor is paving the way for states to sponsor retirement plans for millions of private-sector workers who don’t have such programs on the job.
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Workers are often confused about Social Security, which can lead them to shortchange themselves later when claiming benefits.
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Workers nationwide who don’t have a retirement plan on the job will have a new alternative — the myRA.
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Update: The Social Security Administration says it will immediately stop collecting old debts by grabbing taxpayers' refunds.
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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled the law that prevented same-sex spouses from enjoying federal benefits was unconstitutional nearly a year ago, yet the financial repercussions for these couples are still being worked through.
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