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It turns out nearly all Americans love Social Security

At a time when people are increasingly worried about retirement – both their own and the retirement of their parents and grandparents – a new poll shows the vast majority of Americans support higher taxes to increase Social Security benefits.

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Selling Social Security to young people: Today vs. the 1960s

The Social Security Administration’s website hosts full scans of comic books that the government published in the 1950s and 1960s in order to inform young citizens about their rights. These pamphlets were printed at a time when everyone was trying to reach kids through comics; government agencies were no exception.

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Social Security more important than ever to Washington workers, retirees and families

Today, on its 77th birthday, our Social Security system is more important than ever. In a world of risky investment schemes and unpredictable markets, Social Security is a fortress of security and reliability. In this uncertain world, where no one

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Four reasons to care about Social Security, from one young person to another

On the list of things that cross the minds of most young people, Social Security usually ranks near the bottom – somewhere below flossing your teeth but above Justin Bieber’s latest single. It’s understandable. Social Security is usually viewed as

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Just Scrap the Cap on Social Security

Don’t think Social Security cuts affect you? Think again. Because if Social Security is cut, your parents might be movin’ in. Here’s the deal: right now, everyone pays Social Security taxes on the first $106,800 they earn, which means most

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