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Supreme Court to Decide Lawfulness of FHFA Structure

The United States Supreme Court (USSC) will hear arguments in a case that challenges the single-director leadership structure of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), just weeks after a ruling in which it deemed a similar structure at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) unconstitutional. “The justices granted a pair of cases, Collins v. Mnuchin and Mnuchin v. Collins, involving a challenge to the structure of the Federal Housing Finance Agency,” writes reporter Amy Howe for S...
Tags: Supreme Court, Finance, Court, United States, Social Security Administration, George W Bush, Collins, Mike Pence, Freddie Mac, Treasury Department, Howe, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, FHFA, Fannie Mae, USSC, Amy Howe


Despite Facing A Slew Of Charges, McCrae Dowless Files To Run For District Seat

McCrae Dowless, the infamous political operative behind an alleged absentee ballot scheme that got a North Carolina congressional election tossed in 2018, filed for reelection Monday for his district supervisor position. Currently, Dowless serves as vice chairman to the Bladen Soil & Water Conservation District. The nonpartisan board is made up of three members who are elected and two who are appointed by the North Carolina Soil and Water Conservation Commission. Each commissioner serves a...
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Opinion analysis: Court strikes down restrictions on removal of CFPB director but leaves bureau in place

In response to the 2008 financial crisis, Congress created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a federal agency with approximately 1,500 employees that tackles everything from payday loans to financial literacy programs and helping consumers navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. The director of the CFPB, Kathy Kraninger, was appointed by President Donald Trump and confirmed by the Senate in December 2018 to serve a five-year term. Under the law that created the CFPB, Kraninger can be removed fro...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, California, Senate, United States, Social Security Administration, Donald Trump, Paul Clement, Federal Trade Commission, Securities And Exchange Commission, Thomas, Sonia Sotomayor, John Roberts, 9th Circuit


9 facts that show just how wealthy Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg really is

Mark Zuckerberg's net worth dropped nearly $10 billion in just a week. The drop came after Coca-Cola and other major companies suspended advertising with the social-media giant. Zuckerberg's net worth, an estimated $82.3 billion, is largely tied to his Facebook stock. Even with Facebook's ad boycott issues, the site's cofounder is still plenty rich. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Mark Zuckerberg's net worth dropped by nearly $10 billion in just a week after , Starbucks, ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Palo Alto, Starbucks, Jamaica, Jordan, Kylie Jenner, Jeff Bezos, Nicaragua, Lake Tahoe, Tahoe, Social Security Administration, Coca Cola


More Than 1 Million Stimulus Payments Issued To Deceased, Watchdog Finds

The federal government sent coronavirus stimulus payments to nearly 1.1 million deceased people totaling close to $1.4 billion, Congress’ independent watchdog said Thursday in revelations first reported by The Washington Post. The U.S. Government Accountability Office, an independent agency that conducts investigations and reports to Congress, submitted the finding as part of a nearly 400-page report on the nearly $3 trillion in coronavirus relief spending that was approved by Congress in...
Tags: News, Congress, Treasury, Social Security Administration, Irs, Trump, GAO, Internal Revenue Service, Treasury Department, Government Accountability Office, Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Zoë Richards, Post the IRS


IRS sent $1.4 billion in stimulus checks to dead people, audit finds

By Laura Davison and Mark Niquette, Bloomberg The federal government’s quick action to issue stimulus payments in the wake of the coronavirus crisis led to more than a billion dollars of fraudulent payments, while slow action to address the health risks might have worsened the outbreak, according to a report by a government watchdog. “In emergency situations, such as the Covid-19 pandemic, it is understandable, and appropriate, for agencies to want to get funds out the door quickly,” the Governm...
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GAO: Insufficient testing data hurt COVID-19 tracking efforts

By Laura Davison and Mark Niquette, Bloomberg The federal government’s quick action to issue stimulus payments in the wake of the coronavirus crisis led to more than a billion dollars of fraudulent payments, while slow action to address the health risks might have worsened the outbreak, according to a report by a government watchdog. “In emergency situations, such as the Covid-19 pandemic, it is understandable, and appropriate, for agencies to want to get funds out the door quickly,” the Governm...
Tags: Business, Congress, Cdc, US, Sport, Soccer, United States, Treasury, Social Security Administration, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Anthony Fauci, PPP, Department Of Transportation, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Irs


Father's Day child tax credit tip, along with other tax breaks for all parents

There are an estimated 72 million fathers in the United States, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's latest complete data, which is for 2014. Last year, say the country's official statisticians, around 24 million of these men were in married relationships where they and their spouses were raising children younger than age 18. Another 2 million men in 2019 were single fathers. On Father's Day 2020, these men doing the critical child care job alone earn this week's By the Numbers honors. First ...
Tags: Taxes, United States, Social Security Administration, Sam, Pew Research Center, Jim Gaffigan, Internal Revenue Service, CTC, Richard Nixon, U S Census Bureau, EITC, Dodd, Child Tax Credit CTC, TCJA, Sonora Dodd of Spokane Washington, William Smart Smart


Help! I’m getting a divorce. What happens to our money?

The beginning of 2020 started off with a bang! The economy was purring, and the stock market was reaching all-time highs. In March, our lives quickly changed due to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. Businesses closed their doors, laying off or furloughing their employees. The stock market quickly dropped, and stores sold out daily of essentials. Stress, anxiety, and fear were emotions we felt continuously. In some manner, the rug was pulled out from all of us, changing the course of our ...
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Labor Authority Reverses Previous Decision, Stays Implementation of SSA Contract With Administrative Law Judges Union

The Social Security Administration had already stated that it would not impose the new collective bargaining agreement while a federal lawsuit from the judges’ union was pending.
Tags: Management, Social Security Administration, Labor Authority, SSA Contract With Administrative Law Judges Union


9 mind-blowing facts that show just how wealthy Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg really is

Mark Zuckerberg turns 36 today.  The Facebook cofounder and CEO has an estimated $76 billion net worth, according to Forbes. Zuckerberg's net worth is largely tied to his Facebook stock. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Facebook CEO and cofounder Mark Zuckerberg turns 36 today. Even though Zuckerberg's personal fortune has been on a rollercoaster ride since Facebook's catastrophic year in 2018, he still remains one of the world's richest people. His estimated net worth is c...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, US, Trends, Palo Alto, Jordan, Kylie Jenner, Jeff Bezos, Nicaragua, Lake Tahoe, Tahoe, Social Security Administration, Cnbc, Zuckerberg, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Forbes


May Day! Mayday! Don't fall for these 5 COVID-19 relief payment myths

You won't have to issue a mayday call if you don't fall for any of the many myths surrounding the COVID-19 relief payments. May 1 is celebrated as, obviously, May Day. Across much of the world, at least part of today is dedicated to acknowledging, usually festively, workers' contributions. However, it also can be a warning. Mayday as one word, mayday, often repeated, it is an internationally recognized distress signal. During the coronavirus pandemic, both etymologies apply. Scary, nonwo...
Tags: Taxes, United States, Treasury, Social Security Administration, Sam, Agi, Irs, Don, Internal Revenue Service, U S Postal Service, Tax Credit EITC, Treasury the IRS, COVID


Social Security: Deficit Increases, Depletion Still on Track for 2035

The Social Security trust fund’s 75-year deficit has been forecasted to increase from 2.78% to 3.21% of taxable payroll, due to a repeal of tax on high-premium health plans, a lower assumed total fertility rate resulting in a higher share of retirees in the workforce, lower inflation and a lower interest rate. The trust fund is also still expected to be fully depleted by the year 2035. This is according to the 2020 Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance tax (OASDI) Trustee’s Report issued ...
Tags: Featured, Finance, Data, Social Security, Medicare, Social Security Administration, Boston College, OASDI, Boston College Center for Retirement Research, Alicia H Munnell, Munnell, Center for Retirement Research


McCrae Dowless, Accused Of Absentee Ballot Scheme, Nabbed For Alleged Disability Scam

McCrae Dowless, the man allegedly behind a 2018 North Carolina absentee ballot scheme, has been once again indicted, this time for allegedly defrauding the Social Security Administration. He was also indicted last year on state charges, including two counts of felony obstruction of justice and perjury related to an absentee ballot fraud scheme, which he allegedly orchestrated to bolster the candidacy of Republican congressional candidate Mark Harris in North Carolina’s ninth district. The new...
Tags: News, United States, Social Security, North Carolina, Social Security Administration, SSA, HARRIS, Eastern District of North Carolina, North Carolina Board of Elections, Mark Harris, 2018 Midterms, Kate Riga, Dan McCready, Leslie McCrae Dowless, Dowless, McCrae Dowless


Impasses Panel Imposes Steep Cuts to Official TIme, Other Rights for Administrative Law Judges

Union that represents administrative law judges at the Social Security Administration vowed to take “all necessary legal action” to protect members, as multiple lawsuits proceed.
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Is the “age wage gap” just the “gender wage gap” by another name?

DiversityJobs recently analyzed race, gender, and LGBTQ+ wage gaps. We now dive into ageism in the workplace along with age-related wage gaps and find that – compared with similarly-qualified men – women experience pay disparity that increases with age. Retirement is tricky these days. You might be ready to retire at 65 and have the market crash in the middle of your plans to leave the workforce, throwing your future financial independence into question when it’s least convenient. Or you might ...
Tags: Facebook, US, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Workplace Diversity, National Bureau of Economic Research, Social Security Administration, AARP, Boomer, U S Census Bureau, AAUW, Gary Burtless, Brookings Institute, Skillsoft, Burtless, Minnesota Population Center, Equal Employment Opportunities Commission


Coronavirus payments to start in 3 2 weeks

"No action needed" by most, says IRS, to get COVID-19 stimulus payments. But some, including Social Security recipients, will have tile a "simple" tax return to get the money. This has changed. See second update below in the Q&A section. Adobe Stock The coronavirus checks will soon be in the mail, or rather headed directly to your bank account. That's the official word from the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service. The agencies announced on Monday, March 30, that the econ...
Tags: Taxes, White House, Bloomberg, United States, Social Security, Treasury, Social Security Administration, Agi, Irs, Bush, Uncle Sam, U S Postal Service, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance VITA, Steve Mnuchin, Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service, Treasury IRS


Treasury relents, will send COVID-19 payments automatically to eligible senior citizens

Treasury backtracks and now says Social Security recipients who qualify for the COVID-19 payments will get the money without having to file a tax return. Never underestimate the power of the older population. The U.S. government learned that lesson this week, when the Treasury Department announced, contrary to its prior assurances (and a new law), that folks on Social Security would have to file a tax return if they wanted to get their share of the coronavirus relief payments. Last night,...
Tags: Taxes, Gop, United States, Social Security, Treasury, Social Security Administration, George W Bush, Irs, Bush, Internal Revenue Service, Treasury Department, Willie, TCE, Tax Administration, Mnuchin, Steve Mnuchin


Coronavirus payments to start in 3 2 weeks

"No action needed" by most, says IRS, to get COVID-19 stimulus payments. But some, including Social Security recipients, will have tile a "simple" tax return to get the money. This has changed. See second update below in the Q&A section. Adobe Stock The coronavirus checks will soon be in the mail, or rather headed directly to your bank account. That's the official word from the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service. The agencies announced on Monday, March 30, that the econ...
Tags: Taxes, White House, Bloomberg, United States, Social Security, Treasury, Social Security Administration, Agi, Irs, Bush, Uncle Sam, U S Postal Service, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance VITA, Steve Mnuchin, Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service, Treasury IRS


Needy Will Face Hurdles to Getting Coronavirus Stimulus

The Treasury reversed guidance that would have required millions of Social Security recipients to file returns, but many other low-income people will have to submit them.
Tags: News, Treasury, Income, Social Security Administration, Relief, Internal Revenue Service, Treasury Department, Banking and Financial Institutions, United States Economy, Federal Taxes (US, Social Security (US, Coronavirus Aid, and Economic Security Act (2020


New Hurdles to Coronavirus Stimulus Appear for the Needy

The recovery package allows the Treasury to push money to Social Security recipients’ bank accounts. It doesn’t seem to want to.
Tags: News, Social Security, Treasury, Income, Social Security Administration, Relief, Internal Revenue Service, Treasury Department, Banking and Financial Institutions, United States Economy, Federal Taxes (US, Social Security (US, Coronavirus Aid, and Economic Security Act (2020


Jeff Bezos is the only one of the world's five richest people who hasn't lost money in 2020. Here are 11 mind-blowing facts that show just how wealthy the Amazon CEO really is.

Jeff Bezos is the only one of the world's five richest people who hasn't lost money in 2020, according to the Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. The Amazon CEO made more than $5 billion in the past three months, bringing his total net worth to $120 billion. The richest person in the world, Bezos is roughly 36% wealthier than the entire British monarchy. He makes approximately $2,489 per second — more than twice what the median US worker makes in a week. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more ...
Tags: Amazon, Texas, Elizabeth Warren, US, America, Trends, Walmart, Bloomberg, Cyprus, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Harvard University, Luxembourg, World Bank, Iceland, Jeff Bezos, Seattle


Coronavirus payments to start in 3 weeks

"'No action needed" by most, says IRS, to get COVID-19 stimulus payments. But some, including Social Security recipients, will have tile a "simple" tax return to get the money. Adobe Stock The coronavirus checks will soon be in the mail, or rather headed directly to your bank account. That's the official word from the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service. The agencies announced on Monday, March 30, that the economic impact payments authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief ...
Tags: Taxes, United States, Social Security, Treasury, Social Security Administration, Agi, Irs, Uncle Sam, U S Postal Service, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance VITA, Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service, Treasury IRS, COVID


COVID-19 advance tax credit payments: good, bad & ugly

We're a third of the way to coronavirus relief checks. Last night (March 25), the Senate approved the massive measure, which includes in its 880 pages payments of $1,200 per person and $500 per dependent child. (More on this in a minute.) The bill, known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, now goes to the House for approval. There may be some procedural stumbling blocks, but it's expected to pass there, probably by voice vote to avoid the congregating caused by a r...
Tags: Taxes, Congress, Senate, White House, House, Social Security, Treasury, Ira, Social Security Administration, Msnbc, Sam, Agi, Irs, Don, Internal Revenue Service, Treasury Department


Social Security offices closed: How to get help with benefits during coronavirus pandemic

The Social Security Administration is closing its offices throughout the country to protect workers and the public from the coronavirus.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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24 Tax Scams to Watch Out For

The tax season can be a stressful period for businesses. This period is marked with pressures to file for returns by a deadline and it inadvertently provides good opportunities for scammers to strike.  Scammers pounce on opportunities to steal your sensitive data, identity theft or trick you out of money by employing elaborate ruses using tax scams. Tax scams can involve criminals impersonating IRS agents, government agencies, customer support employees and more. They can reach out to you in pe...
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Coronavirus Is Closing Social Security Offices. Here’s How to Get Benefit Help.

The Social Security Administration has more than 1,200 offices that serve thousands of beneficiaries every day.
Tags: News, Retirement, United States, Elderly, Social Security Administration, American Federation of Government Employees, Shutdowns (Institutional, Social Security (US, New Rochelle (NY, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV




Experts Predict The Most Popular Baby Names Of 2020

This list from Names.org is based on Social Security Administration data and recent trends.
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