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Washington Hotline – December 11, 2012

Stalemate on Fiscal Cliff A week after the White House proposal by Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner for approximately $1.6 trillion in tax increases, the Republican Congressional leadership submitted their own plan. The Republican plan involves $800 billion in new revenue and approximately $1.4 trillion in savings by curbing the growth in federal spending. The White […]

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Social Security Tips – December 2012

People receiving Social Security or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) will receive a 1.7 percent cost-of-living increase. SSI recipients should notice the increase in their December 31, 2012 payment and those receiving Social Security will notice the increase in their January 2013 check. Other Social Security changes in 2013 are worth noting. For example, a worker […]

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