Security officer Cyril Ruthenberg on his wild photographic recognition


In February, part-time security officer Cyril Ruthenberg received news that one of his photograph had placed in the top 50 best nature and wildlife photographs in the annual Sony World Photography Awards (open competition category)—out of 173,000 entries! While the museum staff is used to hearing about their co-workers talents, Cyril’s stunning shot of a yawning lion begs to be shared with everyone else. I caught up with Cyril during one of his patrols through the Western art wing of the museum. Read more [...]

Social Security Q&A: Does Length of Marriage Determine Multiple Exes’ Benefits?


Today's question asks if multiple exes can claim on one worker's record and whether the length of each of the marriages would determine each ex's benefit. The answer reviews eligibility of multiple exes based on a single record as well as whether an individual can claim based on more than one ex's record. Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]

Social Security Q&A: Shouldn’t I Take Spousal At 66 And Retirement At 70?


Today's question asks if it is in fact best to delay filing for retirement benefits till 70 after taking spousal benefits at full retirement age if a spouse had to file for retirement benefits early. The answer comments on this strategy and raises another possible strategy to maximize lifetime household benefits. Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]

Congress passes one-week Homeland Security funding bill, Obama signs it


Congress approved a stopgap measure late Friday to keep the Department of Homeland Security funded for another week — averting a crisis just before money was set to run out at midnight, but setting up a new standoff as conservatives press their fight over President Obama’s immigration…
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Chevron Corporation’s 2015 Security Analyst Meeting


SAN RAMON, Calif., Feb. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX), one of the world's leading energy companies, will hold its security analyst meeting on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 in New York City from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET (7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. PT). To access the live webcast, visit http://investor.chevron.com. The webcast archive will also be available on the company website under the "Investors" section. About Chevron Chevron is one of the world's leading integrated Read more [...]

Social Security Q&A: What Are Our Options if We Want to Retire Now at 62 and 66?


Today’s question asks if it's possible to maximize benefits when filing claims at agree 62 and 66. The answer explores the possibility of claiming some benefits now while delaying others if there are no pressing cash constraints making it impossible to do so, with the payoff of higher total lifetime household benefits. Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]

Social Security Q&A: What Are My Social Security and Medicare Options if I Work Past 66?


Today’s question asks, when continuing to work past full retirement age, what Social Security and Medicare options are available. The answer explains why signing up for Medicare earlier rather than later might be beneficial and then notes that the earnings test is not applied after full retirement age. Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]