Tagged: social security

Trustees Report Warns Medicare Finances Worsening

by Associated Press 6/6/2018 6:49 am

Medicare will run out of money sooner than expected, and Social Security's financial problems can't be ignored either, the government said Tuesday in a sobering checkup on programs vital to the middle class.

Arkansas Launches Program to Prevent Disability Fraud

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/18/2015 4:51 pm

A new partnership between state and federal officials will help Arkansas investigate and prevent attempts to fraudulently obtain Social Security disability benefits before money is paid out, officials said Tuesday.

Dollars and Sense (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 10/14/2013 12:00 am

Getting financial education, especially reliable information designed for people who don’t make investment their life’s work, is also tricky, another thing on which an employee cannot rely.

Many Options and Considerations on When to Start Receiving Social Security

by William P. "Buzz" Dougherty 2/1/2010 12:00 am

You will get about the same amount in lifetime Social Security benefits no matter whether you choose to begin receiving them at age 62, at age 70, or anywhere in between.

On Retirement: What to Know About Social Security

by William P. “Buzz” Dougherty 2/1/2010 12:00 am

In the back of your mind, you may have wondered and perhaps spoken aloud about your retirement years, even as more pressing problems turned your focus to other immediate concerns. Now's your chance to study up on Social Security.

Becki Moore Editor's Letter: Wrestling With Wrinkles (And That's Not All)

by 2/1/2010 12:00 am

This issue of BOOM! is filled with helpful articles specifically for you. This will be our first time to offer a resource guide. Since the cover article is about one woman’s care-giving experiences, we’ll give you the resources you need should you be in a similar situation.

How Employers, And Workers, Can Deal With Ageism in the Workplace

by William P. "Buzz" Dougherty 7/1/2009 12:00 am

Little Rock attorney William P. "Buzz" Dougherty shares how employers and employees can avoid and deal with age discrimination in the workplace.