Category Archives: Health and Retirement Benefits

New CBO Report Shows Raising Medicare Eligibility Age Yields Little Savings

Last week, Congress convened formal budget negotiations to outline a spending plan for the remainder of the 2014 fiscal year.  As this process moves forward, many options to reduce spending and increase revenues remain under consideration by lawmakers.  One of … Continue reading

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Simpson-Bowles Deficit Reduction 2.0

Former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) and Erskine Bowles, Chief of Staff to former President Bill Clinton released an updated version of their plan to reduce the federal deficit.  The updated plan is not very specific, however, it says enough to … Continue reading

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Congressional deficit talks could impact your health and retirement benefits

The election is over and Congress and the Administration are now pivoting toward the daunting task of addressing sequestration, the fiscal cliff, and overall deficit reduction strategy.  Comments by House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday suggest Congress may seek to … Continue reading

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