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6 Reasons Why Means-Testing Social Security and Medicare Is a Real Dud

Photo courtesy of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare.

Means-testing Social Security and Medicare is an idea thrown around a lot to "find savings" because, on the surface, it doesn't sound too painful. Wealthy people typically are able to save more and invest in retirement than lower- and middle-income earners, so they don't need Social Security and Medicare as much, right? Wrong. 

Means testing Social Security and Medicare is a cynical way to weaken and destroy benefits for middle-income working people.

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