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Raise the Social Security Age to (at Least) 75

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02/08/2023Ryan McMaken

As life expectancy has risen, so have runaway costs. Raising the age won't make Social Security just, prudent, or wise. But cutting federal spending is always the right thing to do. 

Original Article: "Raise the Social Security Age to (at Least) 75"

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Raise the Social Security Age to (at Least) 75