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Old 10-28-2020, 07:43 PM   #168 (permalink)
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There are lots of seniors that couldn't make rent without a Social Security check.
Sure, but then they were promised that check and planned accordingly, and had some portion of their lifetime pay extracted.

It's a bad system that should be phased out for something not dependent on the number of workers in the workforce, robust against changing life expectancy, and encouraging people who want to take more control over their finances to do so.
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