With congressional elections two months away, voters are hearing a great deal from the candidates about the high priority that Americans place on their children and the nation’s future.
While candidates trade jabs as Tuesday’s primary election approaches, a new debate is brewing on the federal budget and deficit.
When politicians start talking about spending cuts, they can be quick to focus on a group of federal programs -- often described loosely as “welfare” -- that provides benefits to individu
Recent reports from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) have reiterated long-standing warnings tha
Pete Peterson was known as the most influential billionaire in U.S. politics, making his fortune on Wall Street and served as the secretary of commerce under President Nixon.
Andrew York, a Millennial financial planner in New Hampshire, fears the country is heading for “a big family fight” over federal budget priorities.
Seacoast and state voters have already expressed concern over a variety of matters . . . .
“The story we expected and the story we got was that the shortfall was becoming a more urgent situation,” said Charles Blahous, a former public trustee of the Social Security and Medicare
Not only is (Medicare) facing the same demographic upheaval, it’s also coping with the harsh fluctuations of healthcare costs, which are not set, under current models, to stabilize like the senior
An unexpected weakening in the finances of Social Security and Medicare has raised concern about the bedrock programs for the middle class.