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Are Older Americans Helped Or Hurt By Changing Inflation?
December 27, 1995 at 12:00 AM EST
4906633903Are Older Americans Helped Or Hurt By Changing Inflation?From the December 27, 1995 edition of "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer"1995-12-27 18:00:00disabled2325940277tpwfUgK08Agtrue136866Get ready for another round of the foreclosure crisisDespite what you might have heard, the foreclosure crisis is far from over. Economics correspondent Paul Solman talks to people in Florida who have lost their homes, and considers whether a wave of new foreclosures is on the horizon.2015-03-05 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/20150305_foreclosures-1-e1425604375656-320x196.jpg2365438716ifKRm4Xud88136033Tricks and tips for getting the most from Social SecurityThe longer you wait before cashing in on Social Security benefits, the greater the financial reward. But many don’t wait until age 70. There’s a range of loopholes and “secrets” that can improve your benefits, a fact economics correspondent Paul Solman discovered during a tennis game with friend and Social Security expert Larry Kotlikoff. Their new book, “Get What’s Yours,” shares that knowledge.2015-02-26 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/socialsecurity-320x196.jpg2365434231hDUvT7a05A4135613What will Wal-Mart's minimum wage hike mean for workers?Wal-Mart made news this week by announcing that it is raising the wages for its employees above the federal minimum wage of $7.23 an hour to $9 an hour and to $10 an hour next February. To discuss the broader implications, Shelly Banjo, a reporter for Quartz, joins Hari Sreenivasan.2015-02-22 12:00 amhttp://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/walmart-320x196.jpgKm1Q9Idd0dw
When high-level talks between the White House and Congress resume on Friday, one idea that's expecting to get close attention is adjusting the Consumer Price Index. Paul Solman reports on the proposal and its potential impact.
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