‘Scrap the cap’ to keep Social Security fair

From the Everett Herald: The kids are all right. And so are their grandparents. Why? Because Social Security is there -- for all of us. And we can make that promise even better by making sure we all pay the same tax rate for the same guarantee. The Social Security Trustees report shows solid funding …

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Same-sex couples denied Social Security benefits

From CBS 6 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Many same-sex couples are losing out on thousands of dollars a year in Social Security benefits because the federal government doesn’t recognize gay marriage, a new report finds. When a partner dies, the surviving spouse in a same-sex couple isn’t eligible for the average $1,184 in monthly survivor’s …

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