Social Security http://wkms.org en How to Maximize your Social Security Benefits http://wkms.org/post/how-maximize-your-social-security-benefits <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kiplinger's Personal Finance Editorial Director Kevin </span>McCormally<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> visits </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Sounds Good</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to discuss maximizing social security benefits by addressing such questions as: "Is it better to start claiming social security benefits at age 62, 65 or 70?" "Will social security still be around in 10, 20 or 30 years?" "If you are a veteran, are you allowed to claim Social Security benefits and military benefits?" and "How can you maximize your lifetime retirement income?"</span></p><p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 22:30:51 +0000 Kate Lochte 36319 at http://wkms.org How to Maximize your Social Security Benefits Essential Government Agencies Will Remain Open In Event of Shutdown http://wkms.org/post/essential-government-agencies-will-remain-open-event-shutdown <p>With the possibility of a federal shutdown only hours away, government agencies have produced detailed contingency plans of how the shutdown would affect their operations as well as services in our listening area.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If Congress cannot pass &nbsp;a spending bill by midnight, most federal agencies will tell non-essential government employees to stay home on Tuesday. However, a few entities are considered essential programs and will continue to operate under mandatory spending.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 21:07:01 +0000 Rob Canning 35325 at http://wkms.org Essential Government Agencies Will Remain Open In Event of Shutdown 'Grannies for Grimes' Initiative Seeks Senior Vote http://wkms.org/post/grannies-grimes-initiative-seeks-senior-vote <p>Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes is reaching out to senior voters with an initiative she's dubbed "Grannies for Grimes."</p><p>Grimes' 83-year-old grandmother, Elsie Case, will lead the effort. Case has appeared in campaign ads on behalf of her granddaughter and has been a regular at campaign appearances.</p><p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 21:10:45 +0000 John Null & The Associated Press 34004 at http://wkms.org 'Grannies for Grimes' Initiative Seeks Senior Vote Senator Rand Paul Says Entitlements, Not Taxes, Are Key to Balancing Budget http://wkms.org/post/senator-rand-paul-says-entitlements-not-taxes-are-key-balancing-budget <p>U.S. Senator Rand Paul says he agrees with President Barack Obama’s main point that all Americans must work together to turn around the economy and reduce debt. But speaking to a Rotary club in Horse Cave Monday, Paul said he doesn’t agree with the approach the president wants to take: increasing taxes on the wealthy.</p> Tue, 02 Oct 2012 11:41:32 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 22729 at http://wkms.org Senator Rand Paul Says Entitlements, Not Taxes, Are Key to Balancing Budget