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74-Year-Old Philadelphia Woman Sent To Prison For Social Security Fraud

74-year-old Nancy Gonzalez was sentenced Monday to six months in prison — and then six months house arrest after she admitted stealing more than $155,000 in Social Security checks.

06/30/2014

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Social Security In 1935: How Today’s Health Law Should Evolve

Imagine how social security was first administered. Now imagine how the Affordable Care Act could look in 75 years.

11/08/2013

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Social Security Payments To Increase 1.5% Beginning January

Social Security recipients can expect a little extra cash in their monthly checks beginning in January. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan joins us now with a look at the numbers.

10/30/2013

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New Castle Police Warn Residents Of Phone And Email Scam

New Castle County Police is warning residents of a phone and email scam that has been reported during the past week.

10/28/2013

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Caring For The Elderly: Does China Have It Right?

China recently passed an Elderly Rights Law, requiring adult children to stay connected with their parents.

10/03/2013

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Legal Obligation To Care For Elderly Parents

In China, an adult’s failure to visit elderly parents has just become illegal. In some cases it is illegal in the states as well.

09/09/2013

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Ocean County Woman Arrested In Nevada After Disabled Daughter Found Dead

A Social Security Administration review revealed that Janet Wilson had not reported her daughter dead and was still receiving her Disability and Social Security checks.

07/05/2013

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Study Says People May Not Be Putting Enough Away For Retirement

Think you’re putting away enough money for your retirement? A new study might have you think again.

06/16/2013

Audit Finds NJ Inmates Collecting Government Benefits

The report by state Comptroller Matt Boxer released Wednesday shows the state paid $23 million to prisoners over a 22-month period ending in April 2011.

05/29/2013

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Social Security Administration Releases Annual List Of Most Popular Baby Names

Results for both Pennsylvania and New Jersey were fairly consistent with the national list of the most popular names.

05/20/2013

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Business CEOs Pushing Plan To Raise U.S. Retirement Age

A group of top business executives is proposing reforms to Social Security and Medicare, including an increase in the retirement age.

01/17/2013

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Payroll Tax Holiday Expires. See How Much You’ll Pay Now

I hate to break it to you, but the holiday is over and I’m not talking about New Years.

01/02/2013

AFL-CIO Philadelphia President Pat Eiding and Rep. Bob Brady speak to workers about the importance of avoiding federal budget cuts mandated by the "fiscal cliff." (credit: Pat Loeb)

Local Congressman Ready To Act To Avoid ‘Fiscal Cliff’

Congressman Bob Brady joined local labor leaders on Thursday to demand that his colleagues act to spare federal programs.

11/08/2012

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Opinion: Romney Clearly Won The Debate – Again

The debate results are much less lopsided than the first debate, but Obama’s failed promises of the past four years which were clearly expressed by Romney dictate that Obama couldn’t win the debate. Romney won again.

10/17/2012

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BLOG: Soc. Sec Payments Going Up, Taxes Too

By Jim Donovan: More than 56 million Social Security recipients will see their monthly payments go up by 1.7 percent next year. The increase, which starts in January, is tied to a measure of inflation […]

10/16/2012

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