Category: U.S. News & World Report

How Working in Retirement Affects Your Social Security Benefit

April 15th, 2013 in 2013, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Laurence Kotlikoff, Newsmakers, U.S. News & World Report 0 comments

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Laurence Kotlikoff, College of Arts & Sciences

If you work and claim Social Security benefits at the same time, part or all of your payments could be temporarily withheld…

Expert quote:

“In general, working as long as possible is a good idea. One can potentially dramatically raise one’s benefits via the recomputation of benefits provision.”

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Report: Climate Change Causes Plants to Flower Historically Early

January 17th, 2013 in 2013, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, RESEARCH @ BU, U.S. News & World Report 0 comments

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Elizabeth Ellwood, College of Arts & Sciences

Spring has, well, sprung, earlier than ever in the past few years…

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Teens Model Parents’ Eating Habits

August 16th, 2012 in 2012, Joan Salge Blake, Newsmakers, Sargent College, U.S. News & World Report 0 comments

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Joan Salge Blake, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

Banning sugary snacks and sodas from school vending machines may help reduce obesity rates in teens and young adults, according to a study published online Monday in the journal Pediatrics

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Annual Social Security Statement: A Key Guide

July 9th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Laurence Kotlikoff, Newsmakers, U.S. News & World Report 0 comments

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Laurence Kotlikoff, College of Arts & Sciences

Michael J. Astrue, commissioner of Social Security, recently put out a press release trumpeting the agency’s belated launch on May 1 of an online Social Security statement…

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Pentagon: Russia recalls attack helicopter shipment to Syria

June 20th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, U.S. News & World Report, William Keylor 0 comments

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William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences

A Russian vessel transporting military helicopters meant for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s military has reversed course and appears headed back to its home nation, the Pentagon said Tuesday…

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Putin Flexes Muscles, Turns To ‘Gunboat Diplomacy’ In Syria

June 18th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, U.S. News & World Report, William Keylor 0 comments

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William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences

Russia’s threats to send two war ships to its longtime port in Syria is nothing more than “gunboat diplomacy,” with the Obama administration remaining mum Monday even as critics are calling for American military intervention…

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5 Bankruptcy Myths Debunked

May 14th, 2012 in 2012, Newsmakers, School of Law, U.S. News & World Report, Walter Miller 0 comments

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Walter Miller, School of Law

Nadya Suleman (known to gossip magazines as “Octomom”) recently filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy after accumulating roughly $1 million in debt…

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Consider a Legal Career in Health or Intellectual Property

March 13th, 2012 in 2012, Kevin Outterson, Newsmakers, School of Law, U.S. News & World Report 0 comments

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Kevin Outterson, School of Law

Law students specializing in healthcare or intellectual property law may see more job openings…

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How to Finance Life Until 100

February 1st, 2012 in 2012, Newsmakers, School of Management, U.S. News & World Report, Zvi Bodie 0 comments

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Zvi Bodie, School of Management

It sounds wonderful to live to 100—until you start thinking about how to pay for it…

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How to Battle Shopping Addiction

January 10th, 2012 in 2012, Gail Steketee, Newsmakers, School of Social Work, U.S. News & World Report 0 comments

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Gail Steketee, School of Social Work

January often inspires new resolutions to spend less money. For some people, that means first overcoming a shopping addiction…

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