04 20 2014
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Raising the Social Security Retirement Age? Not All Public Policy Is Created Equal

Someone who is waiting tables, working in a nursing home, or doing private household work might not want, but need, to slow it down after 65

Discussions of the fiscal cliff also include discussions about ways to change Social Security and Medicare benefits in order to save money.  One of the proposals is to raise the Social Security retirement age to 70.  After all, some argue, there is nothing magic about 65 or 67, so why not push the rate up to 70?


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Santorum: Trim Social Security Now Even If Painful

Santorum says changes should include a higher eligibility age to qualify for Social Security benefits, and tighter restrictions on benefits for upper-income people

KEENE, N.H. (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum called Friday for immediate cuts to Social Security benefits, risking the wrath of older voters and countless others who balk at changes to the entitlement program.


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