Tag: Social Security


Pension Tension

Four years ago I retired from active ministry in the United Methodist Church. My wife Susan and I now live a comfortable, middle-class life based upon the three pillars of ...

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The Shutdown: Will Safety Net Programs Be Shredded?

(Note: George Zornick's post was originally published by The Nation and is republished with permission.) We’ve seen this movie before: Republicans force a showdown in Congress over funding the government, ...

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Retiring the Debt by Ending Retirement

To the let’s-cut-entitlements crowd, what’s wrong with America is that seniors are living too high off the hog. With the cost of medical care still rising (though not as fast ...

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