SS is strongly tilted to the low earner
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Submitted by Lyle (United States), Jul 12, 2010 21:18
90% of first 761/month average indexed career earning, 35 % of amount over 761 and under 4568 and 15% of amount over 4568. Note that part B medicare is also means tested, above some amount the premiums increase up to triple the amount. So we already means test.
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|Soc. Sec. benefit tilt [135 words]||J.Johnson||Jul 12, 2010 15:28|
|↔ ⇒ SS is strongly tilted to the low earner [48 words]||Lyle||Jul 12, 2010 21:18|
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