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Subject:  Story on Social Security Reform Date:  6/17/2005  7:37 PM
Author:  glh66 Number:  46560 of 75383

I recently came across an interesting story that I thought the rest of you might find interesting. The story is part of a monthly newsletter from a website known as the wizard of odds:

http://wizardofodds.com/newsletters/2005-06-11.html

What does a website devoted to the math behind gambling have to do with social security? Well nothing except that the author of the website is a former actuary for the social security administration. The story is a very unbiased mostly unpolitical explanation of some of the mathematical realities behind the future solvency of social security and what can and can't be done to fix it.
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