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We still have the problem that Social Security is an important source of income to the least advantaged segments of the population. TMF users may be able to manage their finances, but I am afraid that many others would fall victim to those fast talkers who sell them check cashing services, furniture rentals, and numerous other questionable scams. SS could become yet another one.

Meanwhile, linking SS payments to investment performance sounds good in good times, but in bad times the income is still needed--maybe even more so, so won't govt be forced to bail out losing investments--no matter what the cost. Is this a good deal for the future of any of us?
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