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Subject:  Re: Hocus Foil Wade Pfau in the WSJ Date:  3/8/2013  10:54 AM
Author:  alstroemeria Number:  48273 of 73796

for those who are going to get SS....for a medium earning couple...they could collect 50K a year in benefits if both worked 35 years and maxed out their SS.

Nope. Median earning couple (is that what you meant by "medium"?) will come nowhere near maxing out their SS. Median workers collect $1230/month in SS retirement benefit. A couple who both