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Fixing Social Security

Committee for Economic Development. Research and Policy Committee.

Fixing Social Security

an executive summary

by Committee for Economic Development. Research and Policy Committee.

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Published by Committee for Economic Development in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social security -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Research and Policy Committee of the Committee for Economic Development.
    ContributionsCommittee for Economic Development.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination21 p. :
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16317471M
    OCLC/WorldCa36644772


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Febru Tweet Share Share Email This report addresses the funding shortfall of the Social Security system and the declining rates of return on contributions projected for younger workers.

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Printer Friendly. 34, articles and books. Periodicals Literature. How to Fix Social Security. So I’d argue for fixing it on the revenue side.

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Another potential Social Security change is to reduce or eliminate Social Security benefits for people who have retirement incomes above a certain threshold. For example, if benefits were phased out for retirees with non-Social Security income between $55, and.

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But there are easy ways to fix the system before it goes under. The final part of the book, Part 4, has some other miscellaneous topics such as how to check your earnings records (4 page chapter 14), how Social Security is taxed (4 page chapter 15), how Social Security should affect your asset allocation (3 page chapter 16), and a few “do-over options” (4 page chapter 18) like withdrawing an application.

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Board member Alicia Munnell has co-authored The Social Security Fix-It Book for the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College. At my age -- I'm 38 years old -- I'm looking at somewhere between a zero and a 1 percent rate return on my Social Security taxes.

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Earnings Records and Tax Reports. Representative Payees. Evidence Required to Establish Right to Benefits. Reduction or Nonpayment of Social Security Benefits. Underpayments and Overpayments. Determinations and the Administrative Review Process. Supplemental Security Income.

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