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    SLB_SA replied to the thread Social security.
    The money contributed to a Roth account is post-tax money but the gains in the account are not. Income tax and FICA are different...
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    SLB_SA replied to the thread Social security.
    The fund receives FICA taxes on a regular basis and cannot "dry up." Additional FICA taxes can be obtained by removing the earned income...
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    SLB_SA reacted to VanFan's post in the thread Social security with Like Like.
    All of this is well said. I especially agree with the bit above, since we all know "generalizations are always wrong".
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    SLB_SA reacted to bullfrog !'s post in the thread Social security with Like Like.
    If companies and corporations hadn’t done away with pensions and cheap health care insuring they provided the quality of life they...
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    SLB_SA replied to the thread Social security.
    I am going to steal a line from an investing newsletter to which I subscribe: from an unwitting mentor who’d tell you that very much...
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    SLB_SA replied to the thread Social security.
    Do the reasons include race or is it simply not being prepared? Can you explain your comment in a bit of detail?
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    SLB_SA reacted to bullfrog !'s post in the thread Social security with Like Like.
    When you have barely enough your view point is different than when you are lacking. Big difference between having a few dollars left...
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    SLB_SA reacted to dhuff's post in the thread Social security with Like Like.
    To WanderingRose, RonDean, and others... To point out that the sentiment above is not helpful is, while very true, not at all the point...
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    SLB_SA replied to the thread Social security.
    When I see comments like this and I see data like Black families owned about 24 cents for every $1 of white family wealth, on average...
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    SLB_SA replied to the thread Social security.
    I felt a need to comment here. Your characterization of life on social security benefits is misleading for some people. Many people can...
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    SLB_SA reacted to WanderingRose's post in the thread Social security with Like Like.
    Your approach (here) to someone already old, already without adequate means, does nothing to help them survive now. Do you realize...
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    SLB_SA reacted to bullfrog !'s post in the thread Social security with Like Like.
    lol!!! I just finished up a seasonal job at 72 years old! They have an opening for next season now I’m done and I will gladly recommend...
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    SLB_SA reacted to WanderingRose's post in the thread Social security with Like Like.
    Thank you, RonDean, and I’ll add that the last thing that “older folks of little means” need to hear is judgment via “Why are you not...
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    SLB_SA reacted to RonDean's post in the thread Social security with Like Like.
    Life happens! And the best laid plans...etc. When looking for solutions I always ask, what are the alternatives? Not what were they in...
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    SLB_SA reacted to WanderingRose's post in the thread Social security with Like Like.
    And that statement says so much. 😕
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