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3 Smart Fixes for Social Security and Medicare

9 July 2014—Philip Moeller, Center's research fellow, writes an article in Money about sensible reforms that can help stabilize of the nation's safety net program.

Last week Washington made a rare effort to help America’s fast-growing aging population. The U.S. Treasury and the IRS issued a new rule permitting people to use funds in their tax-advantaged retirement accounts to buy so-called longevity annuities—deferred annuities that typically don’t begin making payments until a person turns 80 or 85...

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