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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Crook & Liars: Heather's Blog: "You Want to Raise the Retirement Age? Walk a Mile In Our Shoes First"

You Want to Raise the Retirement Age? Walk a Mile In Our Shoes First

You can save Social Security long term and do it in a way that doesn't hurt anyone who needs it or even hurt. Anyone whose going to collect from it, by doing simple things like having the wealthy pay for for it and collect less out of it. Raising the retirement age for anyone who can physically and financially afford to work longer, so construction workers, coal miners people who've worked back breaking jobs their whole. Working lives would be exempt from the new retirement age and could start collecting at 62-65, depending on. Their financial and health status but for people who can, want and even should work longer, they'll be able to do that. If they can physically and financially afford to without collecting from Social Security and we could use these savings. To save Social Security long term and help to pay down our debt and deficit and do these things in a way that doesn't hurt anyone.