Saving Social Security by giving it up
Most mainstream proposals to close Social Security's budget shortfall revolve around two ideas: Slowing the growth of benefits, and raising the payroll taxes that fund the program. Jim Roumell, founder of a Washington, D.C., asset management firm with …
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How the Chained CPI Affects Social Security Payments
This change would modestly improve the Social Security system's finances, but result in retirees getting slightly smaller annual increases in their Social Security checks. Here's a look at how your Social Security payments will change if the chained …
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