Recent Legislation - 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Recent-Legislation en-US The Impact of Health Care Costs on Social Security https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Recent-Legislation/Health-Care-Reform/The-Impact-of-Health-Care-Costs-on-Social-Security https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Recent-Legislation/Health-Care-Reform/The-Impact-of-Health-Care-Costs-on-Social-Security For many retirees and their families, Social Security provides a dependable source of income. In fact, for the majority of retirees, Social Security accounts for at least half of their income (Source: Fast Facts & Figures About Social Security, 2013). However, more of that income is being spent on health-related costs each year, leaving less available for other retirement expenses.

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Financial Planning for Same-Sex Couples after the DOMA Decision https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Recent-Legislation/Financial-Reform/Financial-Planning-for-Same-Sex-Couples-after-the-DOMA-Decision https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Recent-Legislation/Financial-Reform/Financial-Planning-for-Same-Sex-Couples-after-the-DOMA-Decision In June, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court declared Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional, a decision that has sweeping financial implications for same-sex couples who were married in states that recognize same-sex marriage. Couples should consider both the immediate and long-term impact of the ruling. Here are some of the questions to ask. 

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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 15:48:46 EDT
How Does the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Affect You? https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Recent-Legislation/Financial-Reform/How-Does-the-Dodd-Frank-Wall-Street-Reform-and-Consumer-Protection-Act-Affect-You https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Recent-Legislation/Financial-Reform/How-Does-the-Dodd-Frank-Wall-Street-Reform-and-Consumer-Protection-Act-Affect-You Provisions of financial reform that may directly affect consumers like you.

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Wed, 29 Sep 2010 10:32:43 EDT
Health Care Reform Creates Changes to the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Recent-Legislation/Health-Care-Reform/Health-Care-Reform-Creates-Changes-to-the-Small-Business-Health-Care-Tax-Credit https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Recent-Legislation/Health-Care-Reform/Health-Care-Reform-Creates-Changes-to-the-Small-Business-Health-Care-Tax-Credit If you're a small business employer, you may be able to take advantage of the changes to the Small Business Health Care tax credit provided by the Affordable Care Act. 

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Tue, 28 Sep 2010 16:26:01 EDT