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Compass Academy founder indicted on four counts

...he was indicted on a charge of violating the Securities Act by making false or misleading statements to the securities commissioner.A former financial adviser, Brooks planned to open Compass Academy on a 30-acre lot at 1200 Toolebeck Road...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-01/compass-academy-founder-indic
Social Security isn't as good a deal as it used to be

...For the early generations, it was an incredibly good deal," said Andrew Biggs, a former deputy Social Security commissioner who is now a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. "The government gave you free money and getting free...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-08-10/social-security-isnt-good-
3,900 stimulus checks mailed to prison inmates

...are currently reviewing each of those cases to determine whether or not the recovery payment was due," Social Security Commissioner Michael J. Astrue said in a statement issued Wednesday evening. "Where we determine payment was not due, we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/27/bus_545963.shtml
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Disputed claims of disability piling up

...resources did not go up proportionately, and the agency was too slow to embrace new technologies," said Social Security Commissioner Michael Astrue, explaining the backlog. "It's a combination of all those things." Recipients receive benefits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/02/bus_516910.shtml
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Securities scams target the elderly

...older," said Fred J. Joseph, Colorado's securities commissioner. "Unfortunately, we find most of the time...Mr. Yeske said. SENIOR SCAMS Colorado Securities Commissioner Fred J. Joseph said that one way consumers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/10/fin_390199.shtml
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Social Security overhaul needed, GAO says

...trillion - or more than $99,000 for an average family of 1.5 workers, said James Lockhart, deputy Social Security commissioner. If the system is not overhauled, workers eligible for Social Security income in 2042 would see a 27 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/30/bus_382514.shtml
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Campaign links Social Security statement to retirement savings

...people with a financial goal are more disciplined in saving for their future." Disman, the regional Social Security commissioner, said a major target group of the campaign are the millions of workers who haven't yet started to save for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/26/fin_373643.shtml
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Medicare to run out of cash sooner

...Social Security faces long-term problems that demand bipartisan solutions," the statement said. Social Security Commissioner Jo Anne Barnhardt sent a message to older workers, saying, "I want to assure those already receiving Social...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/18/fin_369192.shtml
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White House Social Security talks just the beginning

...come. "The purpose of the sessions are to see what it's going to take to reach common ground," said Social Security Commissioner Kenneth S. Apfel. "It's clearly a challenge." During congressional election campaigns this fall, Republican...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/10/bus_246983.shtml
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Lowest cost-of-living raise in 12 years

...does make a difference," Cox said. "It does with me and I think it does with most senior citizens." Social Security Commissioner Kenneth S. Apfel announced Friday that next year's average monthly check for retirees will rise by $10 to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/17/bus_242105.shtml
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