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As I said, I don't expect anything to implode completely, but since we are looking at giving up 15 years of high income to retire in our 50's, we had better be sure we can handle just about any scenario that has even the modicum of probability down the road. As much as politicians have talked about means testing SS, above and beyond the way in which it is already taxed and handed back to the gov't, it is not improbable that it will happen to some degree in our lifetime.


Agreed! I'm in the same boat as IP. DW and I plan on giving up a high income some time later this year or the beginning of 2015 and retire in our early 50's. I've been planning this for about 20 years and am making dang sure I'll still be able to live well without getting SS. If we get it, it will be gravy that will probably help fund my grand children's college.

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