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    Social Security Issues: Re: Do I Have a Case

    My total income is above the limits for extra help. So I guess I'll have to wait to see if Social Security will base their formula's to determine how much medicare should get so that
    the receipiant...
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    Social Security Issues: Re: Do I Have a Case

    Ok then, tell me this. Does a person who work all his life paying into Social Security and gets a COLA each year, does Medicare not Medicaid, eat up all the COLA as they do to me.
    I suspect not and...
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    Social Security Issues: Do I Have a Case

    I contacted Social Security at the beginning of this year concerning allowing Medicare to eat up all the increases I received for the last 5 years.
    The COLA for those years is a total of 6%. So...
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    Moving In: Re: Reservation of Apartment Not Honored

    pg1067,
    I was not clear enough or wrong choice of words. Making a reservation only required the manager to send me a receipt and the date of occupancy.
    The reservation is not a document...
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    Moving In: Re: Reservation of Apartment Not Honored

    All I know is that the apartment bathroom needed some repair and was the reason I was told there would be a delay. So if the work was started sometime in August,
    then its anyone's guess when it...
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    Moving In: Reservation of Apartment Not Honored

    My question involves landlord-tenant law in the State of: Pa.

    On May 25, 2019, I paid a fee of 300.00 to reserve an apartment. The date of occupancy was August 1, 2019. On about July 15, 2019, I...
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    Social Security Issues: Re: Being Denied 100% Benefits

    That's because I believe he is the one to make America great again. Any changes in the future of social security and medicare will be a future benefit for all of us. Sending jobs overseas has hurt...
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    Social Security Issues: Re: Being Denied 100% Benefits

    I do not want this thread to turn into political debate as both political parties can share the blame for social security and medicare's shortcomings.
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    Social Security Issues: Re: Being Denied 100% Benefits

    Now how would he expect to win the 2020 election. If he wants to slash anything, he can start with the WEP.
    Its no secret that there's enough retires that can vote against him. Would you elaborate...
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    Social Security Issues: Re: Being Denied 100% Benefits

    Well, I cannot say for sure how the cost of living is determined by social security, but I always referred to the Bureau of Labor for it. The way I see it, if medicare cost's increased by 2.8% or...
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    Social Security Issues: Re: Being Denied 100% Benefits

    Janke,
    So then its not a C.O.L.A. Medicare is only a part of the cost of living. The government should change that name to C.O.M.A. (Cost Of Medicare Allowance).
    BTW, I did contact my...
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    Social Security Issues: Re: Being Denied 100% Benefits

    Janke,
    What is your opinion on my post #22 in regards to medicare taken out 100% of my social security raises for the last 5 years or so?
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    Social Security Issues: Re: Being Denied 100% Benefits

    Taxing Matters,
    I have to disagree with your statement about not being cheated. Let's see now. C.O.L.A. Just exactly does it mean? Now everyone knows it's Cost Of Living Allowance...
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    Social Security Issues: Re: Being Denied 100% Benefits

    I skimmed over that document and I was not impressed. Thanks to "Reagan", it was his administration that introduced WEP. This is the thanks I and others got for serving our country, and paying our...
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    Social Security Issues: Re: Being Denied 100% Benefits

    I understand its reduced for early application, but I fail to understand why it is further reduced because I receive a pension. Here is a scenario: Let's say another person started working the same...
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    Social Security Issues: Re: Being Denied 100% Benefits

    President Rooselvelt offered security for those in retirement years. But he did not forsee future problems. Now this should have been addresed by the do nothing congress.
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    Social Security Issues: Re: Being Denied 100% Benefits

    Thanks Senior Member and Taxing Matters,
    Senior Member I am humbled to see your positon is worse thern mine and both are you are correct in that social security...
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    Social Security Issues: Re: Being Denied 100% Benefits

    Thank you,
    But that does not solve the issue and that is Medicare costs. Cola means everthing not just cost of providing health care under Medicare. How does the government justify...
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    Social Security Issues: Re: Being Denied 100% Benefits

    I should have stated that I filled my obligation to the military 1n 1962, then I worked to finish out my 40 quarters in the private sector. I think what you are missing is that I was told by social...
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    Social Security Issues: Being Denied 100% Benefits

    I worked 10 years to accumulate my 40 quarters starting in 1958. Then in 1959, I decided to serve my country by joining the army to get my obligation out of the way.
    Afterwhich I join the workforce...
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    Rental Agreements: Re: Back Rent

    It appears to be the same practice by all landlords in the Pocono area of Pennsylvania. I would prefer to rent a house then an apartment. But I will be moving from the Pocono's back
    to Levittown,...
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    Rental Agreements: When Can a Landlord Charge Back Rent

    My question involves landlord-tenant law in the State of: Pennsylvania.

    Is it legal to allow landlords to charge back rent on top of first months rent plus an escrow? This back rent goes to the...
  23. Mortgages: Re: Defaulting on a Mortage

    Thanks adjusterjack,
    The retirement funds I was also concerned about. I'll look into that link to see if my pension can be effected.
  24. Mortgages: Defaulting on a Mortage Taken Out to Help Family

    My question involves a consumer law issue in the State of: Pennsylvania.

    I believe I may have to default on my mortgage loan. I'll try to be as brief as possible. I am 79 years old and have a...
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