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Summary: "For most Americans, Social Security is their largest financial asset, worth hundreds of thousands of dollars and indexed against increases in the cost of living. It is also an incredibly complicated program, with 2,728 core rules and thousands of codicils. As a result, Americans lose billions of dollars a year in unclaimed benefits. This money that we have earned and are entitled to, that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Welcome Rain Publishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.6 OFF

Altman, Nancy J.

Summary: "A growing chorus of prominent voices in Congress and elsewhere are calling for the expansion of our Social Security system-people who know that Social Security will not "go broke" and does not add a penny to the national debt. Social Security Works! will amplify these voices and offer a powerful antidote to the three-decade-long, billionaire-funded campaign to make us believe that this vital...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362 ALT

Newman, Katherine S.

Summary: A sharp examination of the troubled state of retirement in America shares sobering insights into how the real estate crash and limited social security are preventing retirement and inducing widespread poverty in aging Baby Boomers.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.3 NEW

Summary: "I.O.U.S.A. tells the story of America in debt. Faced with key deficits in budget, savings, trade and leadership, increased foreign competition and ballooning financial obligations, the federal government is critically overextended. With the economy already in shambles, 78 million baby boomers are now expecting retirement benefits from their indebted federal government. Weaving together...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Home Video 2009

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC I.O.U.

Garfink, Steve

Summary: The author presents his analysis and insights into Social Security's funding, uses a wealth of scenarios to illustrate laying claim to your Social Security benefits, and assists the reader in developing a personal benefits claiming strategy, including how to retire abroad.

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Publisher / Publication Date: International Living Publishing Ltd. 2017

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Kotlikoff, Laurence J.

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Summary: "In 2016, Social Security rules changed radically. Do you know how - and how these changes might apply to you? Americans have left literally billions of Social Security dollars on the table - benefits we have earned, are eligible to take, but simply aren't aware of. Fully revised and carefully updated in light of the new law, Get What's Yours is the indispensable guide to collecting the maximum...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.6 KOT

Hubbard, Ben

Summary: "In a growing digital world, how can you remain safe and secure? How can you protect yourself and your information? Learn all about your digital safety and security in this eye-opening book."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2019

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J343.73 HUB

Summary: Commitments made to senior citizens decades ago failed to foresee the harsh economic realities of the present. Do expensive government programs saddle our children with unmanageable debt, asking them to sacrifice their future for the sake of the elderly? Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid were created to provide a social safety net. But if we cut these programs, are we balancing the budget...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Hebeler, H. K. (Henry K.)

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.024 HEB

Kotlikoff, Laurence J.

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Summary: "Learn the secrets to maximizing your Social Security benefits and earn up to thousands of dollars more each year with expert advice that you can't get anywhere else. Want to know how to navigate the forbidding maze of Social Security and emerge with the highest possible benefits? You could try reading all 2,728 rules of the Social Security system (and the thousands of explanations of these...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.6 KOT

Matthews, J. L.

Summary: The rules for claiming Social Security benefits have changed. Find out if you can still choose between your own benefits and spousal benefits. Learn this and more with Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions--completely updated for 2019. Figure out how to get retirement, disability, dependents and survivors benefits, or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Decide whether it's best to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Matthews, J. L.

Summary: This book helps baby boomers navigate the Medicare and Social Security systems, maximize benefits, and appeal denials of services and benefits. It also covers Social Security disability, veterans disability compensation, and federal retirement benefits as well as SSI, Medicaid, and veterans pension for low-income readers.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 344 MAT

Peterson, Jonathan

Summary: A step-by-step guide to getting Social Security benefits for you and your family. Peterson gives you the practical information you need to make the most of the program, and make smart decisions about retirement.

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Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2015

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Landis, Andy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Andrew S. Landis 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 368.43 LAN

Morton, David A.

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Summary: "This comprehensive book covers both SSDI and SSI, shows the reader how to prove a disability, and explains how one's age, education, and work experience affect his or her chances. Parents will find special information about benefits available to childrenwith a disability. The reader will learn how to: find the disability criteria for a medical condition, prove the severity of a disability,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo Law for All 2020

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Russell, James W.

Summary: This is the story of how one individual fought bureaucracy and won. Along the way, Russell (Double Standard: Social Policy in Europe and the U.S., 2010) educates us about the fallacies inherent in our three-legged retirement system of Social Security, personal savings, and the employer pension 401(k) system. Although most of his battle is with the pension (defined benefit or DB) plan in the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.024 RUS

Summary: "The baby boomer generation is headed for a shock as it hits retirement: boomers will be long on life expectancy but short on income. In addition to Social Security, the pillars of retirement income for Americans have been either lifetime corporate pensions or employee-contribution plans such as 401Ks. But both retirement strategies are in trouble. Buffeted by pension cuts, corporate...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH 2006

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CAN

Silbiger, Steven.

Summary: Demystifies obscure Social Security and retirement laws in order to help readers make informed decisions about early retirement.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.024 SIL

Siegel, Marc.

Contents: The fear epidemic -- Contemporary fear -- Mechanisms of fear -- The politics of danger -- Fear of death -- Disasters : real or imagined -- The topography of worry -- Profiting from fear -- Anthrax -- West Nile virus, smallpox, chemical weapons -- SARS -- Human flu -- Mad cow, bird flu -- The fear counselor -- Treating fear.

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Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 302.17 SIE

Trilling, Daniel

Summary: "... The founding story of the European Union is that it exists to ensure the horrors of the twentieth century are never repeated. Now, as it comes to terms with the worst refugee crisis since the Second World War, its declared values of freedom, tolerance and respect for human rights are being put to the test. [This book] is a uniquely powerful and illuminating exploration of the nature and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Verso 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.87 TRIL

Summary: Civil liberties advocates have warned against government surveillance for decades. Today, corporations use technology to monitor employees and customers. Is big business the new big brother? This program addresses the growing debate about our "surveillance society" and its erosion of privacy and anonymity-which could become casualties of the war for market supremacy as well as the war on...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Currie, Stephen

Summary: Discusses issues regarding the right to privacy and the impact of the internet, including information on identity theft, cyberbullying, secret data collection, hacking, and security breaches.

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Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 004.67 CUR

Summary: Computer bugs are no mere prank. A disruption of global communications networks by today's sophisticated worms and viruses is costing companies billions and can do lasting damage to the world's economic health. This NewsHour program begins by defining these binary invaders and then examines the escalating security challenges of keeping networks free of infection. Members of the Computer...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Di Cintio, Marcello

Summary: "What does it mean to live against a wall? In this ambitious first person narrative, Marcello Di Cintio travels to the world's most disputed edges to meet the people who live alongside the razor wire, concrete, and steel and how the structure of the walls has influenced their lives. Di Cintio shares tea with Saharan refugees on the wrong side of Morocco's desert wall. He meets with illegal...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pgw 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.2 DIC

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