Problems With Direct Express Debit Cards For Social Security Recipients Are WidespreadAn 80-year-old Chicago woman is still fighting to access her Social Security money days after CBS 2 first got involved.
Problem With Direct Express Debit Card Leaves Woman Cut Off From Social Security MoneyA debit card nightmare has left an 80-year-old Chicago woman with no way to access her Social Security money.
Social Security Took Thousands Of Dollars Woman's Bank Account After She Died, But Months Later Still No Refund For The FamilyLess than ten days after his 89-year-old mother died in August, someone from the social security office electronically swooped in and withdrew five payments from her bank account.
New Study: Social Security Reserves Could Run Out By 2034New warnings have surfaced regarding the future of social security, as some 10,000 baby boomers become eligible for those benefits every day.
Social Security Administration Mistake Leaves Woman On Brink Of Financial RuinA government mistake almost ruined a woman financially. 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports that when she needed it the most, Social Security failed to live up to its promises.
2 Investigators: Widow Waits Months On Social Security BenefitsDarlene Groth says her husband told her before he died that she wouldn't have to worry about money. He was wrong.
2 Investigators: Disability System Waits Out Terminally Ill ApplicantsTime sometimes runs out before people can collect their "Compassionate Allowance" from the Social Security Administration. CBS 2's Dave Savini talks with a cancer patient.
How To Max Out Your Social SecurityHow does getting more money sound? Laurence Kotlikoff, Philip Moeller and Paul Solomon have three tips for getting the most out of your social security.
Social Security May Not Be There For Today's Young WorkersWith Baby Boomers retiring at a faster pace, the Social Security system is rapidly changing. CBS 2's Marissa Bailey reports.
10 Charged With Stealing More Than $1M From Social SecurityMany of the charged cheated Social Security by using false identities, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s office. They applied for benefits under multiple names, or worked under one name and applied for benefits using another name.
Budget Watchdog Has Plan To Fix State FinancesMore than three weeks ahead of the governor’s budget address, a government watchdog group has issued its own plan for bringing state finances back to good health.
2 Investigators: Woman Has To Prove Her Healthy Daughter Isn't Dead To Claim Tax RefundCBS 2's Pam Zekman talks with people about the complications their lives take on when they're listed as no longer living.
Social Security In 1935: How Today's Health Law Should EvolveImagine how social security was first administered. Now imagine how the Affordable Care Act could look in 75 years.
Caring For The Elderly: Does China Have It Right?China recently passed an Elderly Rights Law, requiring adult children to stay connected with their parents.
Protesters Set Up 'Durbinville' Shantytown To Oppose Entitlement Program CutsAbout 300 spirited demonstrators lined up at a makeshift soup kitchen and shanty town set up in Federal Plaza on Thursday, to protest the possibility of cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid as Congress looks to avoid the so-called “fiscal cliff.”