The simple Social Security fix no one wants to talk about

One change could eliminate the long-term shortfall, promote tax equity and allow a modest benefit increase now The 2012 Social Security Trustees' Report shows the nation’s most important and popular social insurance system is on sound financial footing for at least another generation. With $2.7 trillion in its trust fund, Social Security can pay full …

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Quick facts about why Social Security is vital to Washington women and families

Via the National Women's Law Center: Social Security is a family insurance plan that provides retirement benefits and life and disability insurance to Washington’s working families. About 1 in 6 residents – about 1,046,200 people – receives disability, survivor, and/or retirement benefits from Social Security. 93 percent of residents 65 and older receive Social Security …

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