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How The Smoking Rate In California Compares To The Nation

How The Smoking Rate In California Compares To The Nation

Samuel Stebbins| 24/7 Wall St. via The Center Square Nearly half a million Americans annually die as a result of smoking, the leading cause of preventable death in the United States. Another 16 million Americans are living with a serious illness caused by smoking. Smoking also has an economic impact, including more than $225 billion […]

Social Security is the Titanic. 2022 is the Iceberg. Anybody See a Lifeboat?

Social Security is the Titanic. 2022 is the Iceberg. Anybody See a Lifeboat?

  by Thomas L. Knapp In 2022, Social Security’s trustees report, the US government’s retirement income program will begin paying out more in benefits than it receives in tax revenues. By 2034, a year short of its 100th birthday, Social Security’s $3 trillion in reserves will be gone. Benefits will have to be cut by […]