Posts Tagged ‘Social Security Trust Fund’

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    Federal Debt: The Social Security Lockbox

    May 7, 13 • 126 Views • Economic History, Financial Markets, Government, Macroeconomic MeasurementNo Comments

    During the 2000 presidential campaign, candidate Al Gore referred to the lockbox in which he would keep the Social Security surplus. Still today, we can imagine a box filled with the dollars that have been accumulating since President Ronald Reagan sought to

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    Aging Benefits

    Apr 26, 12 • 216 Views • Economic History, Gender Issues, Government, Households, Macroeconomic Measurement, UncategorizedNo Comments

    When you combine better health care with generous pensions you get (choose one): happy retirees happy politicians insufficiently funded national pension programs the eurozone the United States other   To select an answer let’s begin with 1935. Just