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Social Security’s Misunderstood Suspense File

Q: I recently heard a news report that said Social Security has several billion dollars in something called a suspense file. It has something to do with the taxes collected on fraudulent Social Security numbers. The report said this money is just sitting there, not earning interest and not being used for any constructive purpose. […]

October 5, 2011

The Apple Giveth And the Orange Taketh Away

Q: I am 64 and receive Social Security retirement benefits, although I am still working part time. Last year, I got a letter from Social Security telling me that because of my extra earnings, they increased my monthly benefit — plus, I received a retroactive check that paid me the extra amount back to the […]

July 6, 2011