Collect early and often

Jason, Gary
September 2009
Liberty (08941408);Sep2009, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p18
In this article, the author shares his insights on another article published in the "L.A. Times" on May 24, 2009, "Early Retirement Claims Increase Dramatically," by Mike Dorning. He presents Dorning's speculation that people are retiring early because of the financial pressure of being unemployed or underemployed. According to the author, the real reason is that people would rather receive reduced benefits than nothing at all.


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