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Student Loan Debt Burdens More Than Just Young People

JANET LEE DUPREE, 72, was surprised when she received her first Social Security benefits seven years ago. About one-fifth of her monthly payment was being withheld and she called the federal government to find out why. 1,360 more words

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Adding Employer Contributions to Health Insurance to Social Security's Earnings and Tax Base

Karen E. Smith and Eric Toder


Including employer-sponsored health insurance (ESI) in taxable compensation would increase income and payroll tax receipts, but would also increase Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) benefits by adding ESI to the OASDI earnings base. 178 more words


Student Debt Threatens the Safety Net of Older Americans

By Natalie Kitroeff
August 25, 2014

Until his Social Security check arrived almost $300 lighter last June, Eric Merklein, 67, didn’t know he had outstanding student debt. 800 more words


Hey! It's National my Social Security Week. It's Time to Get Your Free Account!

During this week, Aug 17-24, 2014, Social Security will host events and activities across the country to raise awareness about the benefits of having a… 115 more words


Will Social Security Be There For Gen X? Is that You? Pay Attention.

Seems like just yesterday when the world was talking about the (then new) Generation X — that group of Americans between the ages of the early 1960s and the early 1980s. 494 more words