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The Silver Lining

The Washginton Post write-up of its latest Social Security polling is down-beat today, except for the fact that the basic idea of investing is popular among everyone but the over-65 set:

In this month’s poll, 68 percent of adults 18 to 29 years old said they support investing some Social the silver lining That Washington Post piece on its Social Security polling is pretty depressing, except for the fact that letting people invest is popular among all but the over-65 set: “Security contributions in the stock market. That support falls with the respondents’ age, to 60 percent among those 40 to 49, 53 percent among those 50 to 64, and 37 percent among those 65 and older.

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