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By Zeke Miller, Seung Min Kim, Associated Press
Among the reasons for the current labor shortage in the U.S. is the exodus of older workers retiring early during the pandemic. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.
New reports Wednesday indicate Justice Stephen Breyer plans to retire, raising questions about his replacement. President Joe Biden said he will wait for Breyer's formal announcement. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer cited the president's past words, indicating a desire to…
By John Yang, Maea Lenei Buhre, Leah Nagy, Ebony Joseph
Experts explain the troubling ripple effects as well as reforms to deal with them.
By Chris Farrell, Next Avenue
Americans need more money than ever before to live comfortably in retirement, but most people have very little saved -- and there are numbers to prove it. Here are a few that stand out.
By Gretchen Frazee
By Paul Solman
Viewing Social Security as an investment is economically blockheaded. Instead, think of Social Security as an insurance policy.
By Adam Allington, Associated Press
Taking Social Security benefits early comes with a price, yet more than 4 in 10 Americans who are 50 and over say they’ll dip into the program before reaching full retirement age.
By Philip Moeller
The Social Security Administration is heavily involved in Medicare. Here's what you need to know about how the two programs interact -- and how to make the most out of it.
By Laurence Kotlikoff
Here are five Social Security gotchas and five secrets from the new and revised book, "Get What's Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security."…
By Richard Eisenberg
Two years in the making, will the Obama program help?…
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