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Couple, politics,

Your Entitlements At Risk If You Don’t Vote In Midterm Elections

Do older voters realize that the “debt” McConnell is talking about has been caused by massive tax cuts that the White House proposed, and Congress passed?

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Age milestones can provide financial, health-related security

Financial benefits from getting older are first triggered at age 50, when workers who are behind in their retirement savings become eligible to make catch-up contributions.

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Women, serious, business

Generation gap no laughing matter

The “generation gap” was a term popularized in the ’60s to describe the divide between Baby Boomers and their parents. We Boomers were rebels, politically and socially, much to the chagrin of our parents’ generation.

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Democrats against trimming benefits

By Andrew Taylor
 WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s re-election has stiffened the spine of Democrats against cutting popular benefit programs such as those providing health care coverage and retirement benefits to the elderly. Their new resolve could become as big a hurdle to a deal that would skirt crippling tax increases and spending cuts in […]

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Don’t leave our future in the hands of Congress

If there’s one thing I learned from the deficit reduction talks in Washington, it’s that I can’t take for granted that the entitlements my parents and grandparents have enjoyed will remain the same for my generation of baby boomers.

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Campaign to preserve health, retirement security

Washington, DC, May 4 — With the national debate heating up on raising the debt ceiling, today AARP launched a new campaign to fight proposals that contain arbitrary limits, caps or triggers that would result in harmful cuts to critical Social Security and Medicare benefits that millions of Americans count on. The campaign includes a […]

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