In a week filled with debates around Obamacare and government shutdowns, Hamm encourages Americans to take pride in the fact that we live in a community and a nation that provides supportive programs such as food stamps and Social Security for people who want to survive and thrive.
Background checks are an absolutely vital part of the process of finding a roommate or hiring someone. Many of the steps you can take are things you can do on your own for free, but a professional service can often do a deeper job.
If Congress does not agree upon a funding bill by midnight tonight, the government will enter a partial shutdown. Though government offices and programs close and many federal workers are furloughed in a shutdown, loss of tax dollars and a backlog in government services could cost the government, not save it.
Some workers won't sign up for a company-sponsored 401(k) because they don't understand it, or they're afraid of taking home less pay. That's a huge mistake.
New estimates released by the Tax Policy Center show the number of Social Security and Medicare taxpayers is growing. Even among those households that will not pay federal income tax this year, the majority will still owe Social Security and Medicare payroll taxes.