As Social Security reform talks heat up, changes to the retirement age, payroll tax may be on the table

Social Security may only be able to pay full benefits for another decade. As lawmakers weigh potential fixes, getting bipartisan

Read more

As Social Security’s full retirement age moves to 67, some experts say it should not go higher

Raising the full retirement age may be one option on the table to shore up Social Security. Why experts say

Read more

These states are raising their minimum wages in 2023. Chart shows where workers can expect higher pay

As the calendar turns to a new year, as many as 26 states are expected to mandate a higher minimum

Read more

The ‘Secure 2.0’ retirement legislation leaves a ‘huge problem untouched,’ labor economist warns. How these changes could help

New legislation may help make it easier to automatically enroll workers in retirement plans. But to keep retirees out of

Read more

How effective were those stimulus checks? Some argue the money may have fueled inflation

Millions of people received billions in aid through three rounds of checks after the onset of Covid-19. A look back

Read more

How one non-profit is helping single moms disrupt the cycle of poverty

The pandemic highlighted gaps in the social safety net for low-income single parents. One program is helping single mothers overcome

Read more

Wages up to $147,000 are currently taxed for Social Security. How that could change

Making higher earners pay more into Social Security is a popular idea with many Americans. Here's how such a change

Read more

Who may still be eligible for $1,400 stimulus checks with their 2021 tax returns

Most of the third round of stimulus checks has been sent. But if you never received a payment or your

Read more