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SENIORS AND YOUNGER GENERATIONS ARE ALL FAMILY

Apr 14th, 2012 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Social Security & Medicare

Misconceptions About Social Security A new attempt was made recently to pit younger people against the Baby Boomers and seniors receiving Social Security and Medicare benefits. In the April issue of Esquire, Stephen Marche wrote an article, “The War Against Youth,” in which he says “…the recession didn’t gut the prospects of American young people.  [...]



AN ARGUMENT: SOCIAL SECURITY vs TAXING WEALTHY AMERICANS

Feb 12th, 2012 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Social Security & Medicare

Some Incongruities in the Argument Some incongruities are showing up in the arguments we hear daily about dismantling Social Security and Medicare.  The argument is for tossing out the Social Security program as we know it, at some defined point in the future, and let future senior citizens fend for themselves with private investing. The [...]