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Social Security Stopping Mailed Earning Statements

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By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press – 
WASHINGTON – Those yearly statements that Social Security mails out — here's what you'd get if you retired at 62, at 66, at 70 — will soon stop arriving in workers' mailboxes. It's an effort to save money and steer more people to the agency's website.
The government is working to provide the statements online by the end of the year, if it can resolve security issues, Social Security Commissioner Michael Astrue said. If that fails, the agency will resume the paper statements, which cost $70 million a year to mail, he said.
"We'll provide it, we expect, one way or another, before the end of the calendar year," Astrue told The Associated Press. "We're just right now trying to figure out the most cost-effective and convenient way to provide that to the American public."
The statements, mailed to 150 million people each year, project future benefit payments, helping workers…

THIS WEEKEND! 9TH ANNUAL 168 FILM FESTIVAL IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

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by Dana ChaffinPublished by El Noticoto Magazine March 31, 2011  March 31, 2011 – April 2, 2011 are dates for the 9th Annual 168 Film Festival in San Fernando and Glendale California. You can purchase tickets to the festival or for more information visit www.168project.com. The festival in 2010 highlighted over 80 films from 6 countries. The film festival and the films produced for the competition are from new film producers as well as veterans in the business. The 168 film project is more than showing films; it inspires faith-based films and draws new filmmakers to explore God’s Word.