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14 MINS AGO - Forbes

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Retirement Reality Bites: It's Time To Bite Back

According to a Bankrate.com poll (hyperlink to: http://www.bankrate.com/finance/consumer-index/survey-36-percent-not-saving-for-retirement.aspx ) 36% of Americans of all ages have not begun saving for retirement—including a rather shocking 25%+ of the 50-64 year-olds surveyed.   Of course there are many uncontrollable reasons why people are financially unprepared—losing their job to the recession, an obsolete skill set, disability [...]

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22 HOURS AGO - San Francisco Chronicle

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Teen with disabilities enrolls in college program

Options presented to him included a state-run post-secondary school for people with disabilities. On Wednesday and Thursday, the university is hosting the ADA Legacy Project, a nonprofit that's conducting yearlong traveling exhibit to celebrate achievements and educate people about the ADA and disability rights. The ADA "opened the door for people to come to the community," Neuville said, likening the ...

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SEP 14, 2014 - Washington Times

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Social Security's outdated records systems invite disability fraud: IG report

Social Security's disability payments systems are so old and dependent on handwritten records that it makes it difficult to weed out fraud, an inspector general concluded in a major report last week that said the agency doesn't appear to be taking the issue seriously. Handwritten records can't be screened electronically, ...

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SEP 12, 2014 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Californian wants to give back diploma, redo work

(AP) — A Southern California high school graduate has filed a federal lawsuit asking that her diploma be invalidated so she can redo part of her senior year. Crystal Morales was a senior in 2011 when she was struck by a drunken driver and suffered a traumatic brain injury. School district officials say in court papers filed in response to ...

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SEP 12, 2014 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Californian wants to give back diploma, do over

Crystal Morales was a senior in 2011 when she was struck by a drunken driver and suffered a traumatic brain injury. School district officials say in court papers that Crystal's mother wanted her to be in the classroom with her friends rather than be on disability and have one-on-one tutoring.

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