Congress Begins to Tackle Retirement
Congress this week is turning its attention to the country’s retirement security crisis, particularly for workers in small and midsize businesses.
Social Security Disability Fund Teeters on Brink of Broke
Social Security's chief actuary warned senators that the disability trust fund needs help "soon" or reserves will run out in 2016.
U.S. Debt Path ‘Unsustainable’ Thanks to Social Security, Health Care: CBO
The Congressional Budget Office predicts rising debt and growing budget deficits in the next 25 years.
Cut College Debt Through Simpler Tax Incentives, Senator Says
The Senate Finance Committee looked at ways to reduce student borrowing through the tax code. One possibility: boosting prepaid 529 plans.
Senate Finance to Vote on New Social Security Advisory Board Members
Committee will hold Wednesday open executive session to vote on new members Aaron, Chen and Cohen.
Senate Finance Gears Up for Tax Reform Hearings
Upcoming committee hearings to look at education tax incentives, ID theft and taxpayer privacy.
As Student Debt Hits $1.2 Trillion, Senate to Debate Loan Refinancing Bill
The Senate will debate next week a bill from Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., to allow students to refinance their loans.
Senators Debate Social Security Fixes
Agreement on the scope of the problem; disagreements on what changes should be made to keep Social Security solvent.
Senate Finance Approves Tax Extenders
The Senate Finance Committee on Thursday approved a bill to renew more than 50 tax breaks that have expired or will expire at year-end.
M*A*S*H Star Turned Mogul Wayne Rogers Blasts Tax Code, Offers Tips
M*A*S*H TV star and serial businessman Wayne Rogers discusses why the tax code is broken and has some choice words for Dodd and Frank.