Social Security

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey is looking to expand her mark in the food and beverage industry. According to reports, Winfrey filed paperwork to trademark a new collection of bottled drinks and food. The line will feature coconut water, energy drinks, lemonade, and bottled water. Other products include spices, baked goods, dairy, meat, fish, preserved food […]

Tom: This morning we have another topic that listeners had a number of questions about: Social security. Are you ready to help us out? Mellody: I most…

Linda Weston, the woman responsible for imprisoning mentally disabled adults in a boiler room has been sentenced to life in prison.

NewsOne takes a look at some of the trending stories in the news. We kick things off in this edition of Trending Topics TV with hackers…

District of Columbia Senior State Director Louis C. Davis, Jr., called our newsline to talk about “You’re Earned A Say” and what it means to people 50+ in the District of Columbia. AARP has launched You’ve Earned a Say to help Washington, DC residence make their voices heard about the future of Medicare and Social […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Laid-off workers and aging baby boomers are flooding Social Security’s disability program with benefit claims, pushing the financially strapped system toward the brink of insolvency. Applications are up nearly 50 percent over a decade ago as people with disabilities lose their jobs and can’t find new ones in an economy that has […]

With Social Security possibly on the chopping block in debt talks in Washington, a report reveals that single, elderly, African-American women will be further driven into poverty. According to the National Women’s Law Center’s analysis of Current Population Survey data shows that if chained CPI, a Social Security COLA is cut, the median benefit for […]

WASHINGTON — As negotiations on raising the debt limit persist, reports say President Obama is willing to reduce significant spending in Medicare and Social Security in exchange for Republican support in fresh tax revenue. This deal may upset many Democratic policymakers, however, Obama is set to argue in a meeting Thursday morning that a consensus […]