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Social Security loophole is about to close

Social Security benefits claim form loophole

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group A loophole that allows citizens to get extra money out of Social Security is set to close soon. The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 was passed by Congress without much of a debate, leaving many Americans with little time to prepare. (Not that Congress normally acts …

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Social Security is not as secure as you think

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group For just the third time in 40 years, Social Security benefits will not be increased next year. Around 60 million retirees, disabled workers, spouses and children receive Social Security benefits. With the average monthly payment being $1,224. What could possibly be the rationale to …

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Social Security will fail by next decade: Harvard Study

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The Social Security Administration projects that its trust funds will be depleted by 2033-not an optimistic forecast. But it may be even bleaker than that. New studies from Harvard and Dartmouth researchers find that the SSA’s actuarial forecasts have been consistently overstating the financial health of the program’s trust funds since 2000. …

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More than 100 million Americans are on welfare

There are more Americans dependent on the federal government than ever before in U.S. history. According to the Survey of Income and Program Participation conducted by the U.S. Census, well over 100 million Americans are enrolled in at least one welfare program run by the federal government.  Many are enrolled in more …

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Birther tries to remove Obama from Kansas voting ballot

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Birther Orly Taitz has been granted a court hearing to keep President Obama off the Kansas state ballot due to suspicion surrounding his US citizenship. Taitz, who works as a California dentist and a lawyer, claims that Obama’s birth certificate is fraudulent and that the president is using a fake …

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CrossFit ditches Facebook and Instagram, citing privacy concerns

CrossFit ditches Facebook Instagram privacy concerns

CrossFit, the popular fitness and lifestyle program with a cult-like following, broke up with Facebook and Instagram on Friday, citing security and privacy concerns. CrossFit, Inc., which boasts 15,000 affiliates and millions of followers, said it was investigating alleged security problems and opposed what it called Facebook’s overwhelming influence on”the marketplace of public thought,” the …

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Will Americans Today Ever Be Able to Retire?

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We are living in very uncertain times.  Global tensions are mounting to new heights, and politicians on both the right and the left are polarizing. The future of Social Security and Medicare is uncertain. Even so, many Americans are unaware of the deeper crisis brewing quietly throughout the country—one which …

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Ignoring reality is going to wipe out the human race

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To inform people is hard slugging. Everything is lined up against the public being informed, or the policymakers for that matter. News is contaminated by its service to special interests and hidden agendas. Many scientists or their employers are dependent on federal money. Even psychologists and anthropologists were roped into …

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Facebook knows your secrets: ‘Likes’ reveal users’ personality

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Facebook’s ‘like’ button can reveal more than you realize, a new study has showed. By liking posts and links, you may be revealing personal secrets, like your sexuality or religious and political views. The findings have raised privacy concerns. A study by the National Academy of Sciences examined 58,000 Facebook …

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New Facebook policy raises alarms over sharing of user data

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Facebook’s new privacy policy violates EU law, raising concerns over the sharing of private data with affiliated business without user consent. US privacy experts expressed concern over how Facebook shares this data with advertisers. European Data Protection Commissioner Gary Davis has asked for Facebook to clarify its new changes to …

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Former Federal Reserve Chairman: global economy is headed for disaster

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group In a recent interview with Fox Business, Alan Greenspan pulled no punches on the state of the economy. The former Federal Reserve Chairman believes that the United States and Europe are set to face some serious economic problems, saying that we have “a global problem of a shortage …

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How to delete your social media accounts

Delete your social media accounts

Social networks walk a fine line between being a useful tool and a crippling addiction. Whether you want your free time back or don’t like your information scattered about on the internet, you may be considering deactivating some accounts. Wanting to delete your account is one thing, but actually being able …

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DHS classifies new ammo purchases following controversy

Federal agency blacks out amount of bullets being bought. The Department of Homeland Security has redacted information relating to the quantity of bullets it is buying following a controversy concerning the agency’s purchase of over a billion rounds of ammo, which many fear is a sign the federal government is …

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Android apps ‘leak’ personal details

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Millions of people are using Android apps that can be tricked into revealing personal data, research indicates. Scientists tested 13,500 Android apps and found almost 8% failed to protect bank account and social media logins. These apps failed to implement standard scrambling systems, allowing “man-in-the-middle” attacks to reveal data that passes …

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US national debt is now over $20 trillion

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The United States has now officially accumulated a $20 trillion debt. The ceiling was broken after the White House allowed the Treasury to borrow more money. As of Tuesday, the American national debt stood at $20.16 trillion, according to the US Debt Clock website. This is almost $62,000 per person …

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Unsustainable

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When it comes to explaining the problems with our economy, one of the hardest things to do is to get people to understand that we are living in an economic fantasy world that is completely and totally unsustainable.  As a nation we consume far more than we produce, we spend …

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Globalist funded think tank says poverty will save planet

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The Center for Economic Policy and Research, described as a liberal think tank, has produced a study claiming less work will save the planet from global warming. Economist David Rosnick, who produced the analysis, says the world should adopt a “more European” work schedule as a way to reduce carbon emissions. …

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