American Consumers Newsletter

No Nest Egg

The line has been drawn in the sand, and it separates the oldest boomers from the rest. Workers now under age 55 will have to accept much smaller Social Security benefits–like it or not–if Congress passes President Bush’s...

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The Social Security Trap

The baby-boom generation is walking into a trap, one set by those who want to “privatize” the system, enriching Wall Street at the expense of Main Street. The spin on this issue started harmlessly enough, by subtle and not-so-subtle...

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