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The Truth About Who's Responsible For Our Massive Budget Deficit

The Truth About Who's Responsible For Our Massive Budget Deficit | sacelinger0001 ECO 101 | Scoop.it
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Congress faces 2016 deadline to save Social Security’s disability program

Congress faces 2016 deadline to save Social Security’s disability program | sacelinger0001 ECO 101 | Scoop.it
Social Security ran a cash-flow deficit of $55 billion last year and one of its two trust funds, used to pay disability benefits, will go bust in three years, forcing benefits to be cut by 20 percent unless Congress acts, the program’s...

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Jonathan Ginsberg's curator insight, June 1, 2013 11:45 AM

This may be why the national average for approval has fallen from 62% in 2010 to 52% in 2012. The rules haven't changed but adjudicators and judges are obviously being pressured to approve fewer cases.

David Slepkow's curator insight, October 27, 2014 6:34 AM

For more information concerning Rhode Island Social Security Disability lawyer please visit:

http://www.rhodeislandpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/2010/11/social-security-benefits/


an article by RI Social Security Disability lawyer David Slepkow 401-437-1100
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This Social Security Insurance (SSI & SSDI) Law Article was authored byMarya Sieminski . This SSI and SSDI Article was approved by RI Personal Injury Attorney, David Slepkow 401-437-1100.


The Social Security Disability program provides monthly cash payments and medical coverage to disabled workers and their families. You may be eligible for disability benefits if you can answer “yes” to one or more of the following questions:


  • Do you have a severe physical or mental impairment that prevents you from working?
  • Do you have a disability that prevents you from working at any job, rather than just the work you did in the past?
  • Has your disability lasted, or is it expected to last, for at least one year?
  • Is your disability life threatening?


important keywords: Social Security Disability, SSI Disability, Social Security

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Private versus public

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Some differences between public and private schools are obvious. But deciding what's right for your child entails shedding light on the subtle distinctions many parents ignore.
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I think this goes with the disscusion that we have been having.

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kbakereconomics's comment, June 11, 2013 12:09 PM
I enjoyed this article. This topic really interests me!
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The power of global capital - Fundweb

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Even this figure understates the true economic role of the state in contemporary economies. The state plays a key part in virtually every area of economic life.
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Critics Still Wrong on What’s Driving Deficits in Coming Years — Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Critics Still Wrong on What’s Driving Deficits in Coming Years — Center on Budget and Policy Priorities | sacelinger0001 ECO 101 | Scoop.it
Non-partisan research and policy institute working on federal and state fiscal policies and public programs that affect low- and moderate-income Americans
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Current U.S. Federal Budget Deficit

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The U.S. Federal budget deficit will be $744 billion this year, half of its all-time record of $1.4 trillion in FY 2009. Stimulus spending wasn't the only reason.
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Economy tracker: Unemployment

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The number of people out of work rose by 15,000 to 2.52 million in the three months to March. See the areas most affected by unemployment on an interactive map.

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Homebody: John Kazanjian on Ronald Reagan, market forces and the business ... - Crosscut

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