Forced to Early Social Security, Unemployed Pay a Steep Price

Even as most Americans are delaying retirement to bolster their savings accounts, the recession and its protracted aftermath have forced many older people who are out of work to draw Social Security much earlier than they had planned.

According to an analysis by Steve Goss, chief actuary for the Social Security Administration, about 200,000 more people filed initial claims in 2009 and 2010 than the agency had predicted before the recession and he ... Full Story »

Posted by Fabrice Florin - via Peter Daou, New York Times (Most Emailed), Google News (Business)

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Sirajul Islam
3.9
by Sirajul Islam - Jun. 14, 2012

A good report, supported by multimedia and research data and a number of interviews, on the state of the U.S. economy, and how the policy decisions affects the poor, old and unemployed.

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